Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Hanoi

Performances

Spring Concert “Meeting With the World Music Talents”

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

8 pm on April 17 and 18

The Grand Concert Hall

Vietnam National Academy of Music

77 Hao Nam Str., Dong Da Distr., Hanoi

You are invited to the Spring Concert “Meeting with the world music Talents” with the participation of:

Conductor: Wojciech Czepiel
Violin Soloist: Stephane Tran Ngoc
Piano Soloist: Nguyen Viet Trung (Grand Prix at the National Chamber Competition in Warsaw, Poland)
Piano Soloist: Eric Lu (First Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition)
Piano Soloist: Kate Liu (the Bronze Medal and Best Mazurka Prize at the 17th International Fredyryk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland) and the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra – the Vietnam National Academy of Music

Ticket prices: VND300,000, VND 500,000, VND 700,000, VND 1 million.

Subscription Concert Vol. 119 “Beethoven Cycle” with Conductor Jonas Alber

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

8 pm on April 18

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien str, Hanoi

German conductor Jonas Alber is back in Hanoi. He is remembered for the opening of the “Cultural Year of Germany in Vietnam 2010” with Beethoven’s 9th Symphony accompanied by the Philharmonic Chorus Berlin and VNSO, in addition the Brahms Concerto six years ago and his Beethoven Symphony No 1 last year. Jonas Alber has returned to Vietnam and will participate in the Beethoven cycle of the VNSO this year.

Ticket prices: VND 200,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 500,000

JF Garage Concert 19 with Hanoi Brass Band & Friends

 Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

7-9pm on April 19

Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam

27 Quang Trung Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The Hanoi Brass Band consists of 6 professional musicians from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra, Military University of Culture and Arts, Brass Ensemble of Department of Public Security, and their instruments are Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Trumpet and Drums. In addition to the members, a Flute and Clarinet will also join the concert.

Free ticket.

Concert with LaJazzO

 Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

8 pm on April 20 and 21

Ly Thai To Monument

Pedestrian zone at the Hoan Kiem lake, Hanoi

The State Youth Jazz Orchestra of Baden-Württemberg (LaJazzO) is the talent school for the next generation of jazz musicians. Many young German jazz musicians can use this ensemble as a springboard for their musical careers.

Twice a year, during school holidays, the young musicians meet for one-week work phases, trained by their bandleaders Rainer Tempel and Klaus Graf and other renowned lecturers. The repertoire ranges from contemporary interpretations of traditional pieces to standards and the composer’s own compositions and arrangements. Following this year’s spring rehearsals, La JazzO will travel to Hanoi to perform.

Free admission

EXHIBITION

ART FOR YOU 11 Hanoi

 

 Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

Hanoi Information and Exhibition Centre

Exhibition House, 93 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Visitors have an opportunity to contemplate a collection of sketches, photographs, illustrations, paintings – works, ideas, mediums & meanings, questions and responses by some of the finest creative talents working in Vietnam today, some framed, some unframed, but all between US$25 and US$900.

Free entrance

Exhibition “Echo” by Tran Van An

 Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

This is Tran Van An’s first solo exhibition after 9 years of his art career (2010-2019), showcasing his new works made from metal (iron and stainless steel), shaped with mounding and electric welding techniques.

Art Exhibition “The Art of The Journey” at Pan Pacific Hanoi

 Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

Pan Pacific Hanoi

1 Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

“The Art of the Journey”, an exclusive publication comprising of the private art collection of 170 original art pieces from established and emerging artists in the Asia-Pacific region, will be launched at Pan Pacific Hanoi on 10th April 2019.

Of these, 37 stunning pieces representing the definitive works of more than 20 of Vietnam’s most respected and beloved artists will be displayed for the first time in partnership with Blue Gallery.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture

 Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

6:00 pm, April 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House

7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

‘Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture’ features a vibrant display of circus arts, aerial acrobatics, and tribal music within an hour-long performance.

The show highlights the lives of tribal families from the southwest highlands of Vietnam, using UNESCO-listed percussion instruments, such as Vietnamese gongs and buffalo horns, as well as vibrant costumes, and a stunning bamboo cirque depicting various landscapes and creatures from tribal folklores.

Price range: VND630,000 - VND1,470,000

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Machine is Nature”

 Events in Hanoi & HCM City on April 15-21

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2

The exhibition features 15 artists from Vietnam, Thailand, Bangladesh, China and the UK, curated by The Factory and Inlen Photo Gallery.

This exhibition seeks to engage the behaviour and consequence of thinking that machines have become the ‘Nature’ we study and prioritise. It examines the current times in which we live, sharing the work of artists who are both in awe, and critical, of the patterns, substance, psychological relations and historical fictions between assumptions of Nature and the Machine.

Hanoigrapevines/Nhan Dan

 
 

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