|Vietnamese violinist Nguyen Huu Khoi Nam and Korean conductor Park Ji Young.— Photo thanhnien
HCM CITY (VNS)– Korean conductor Park Ji Young will conduct the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera's first performance of 2014, the New Year Gala Concert on January 9 at the City Opera House.
The gala will feature Mozart's Violin Concerto No 4 in D Major, K218, and Tchaikovsky's introduction from the opera Eugene Onegin and Symphony No 5 in E Minor, op.64.
The concert will feature Vietnamese violinist Nguyen Huu Khoi Nam who graduated with distinction majoring in violin and chamber music at the Conservatoire de Boulogne and Conservatory of Paris.
Nam won first prize in a competition for violin, the Luteceva FNAPEC (chamber music), in Paris.
Korean conductor Park Ji Young was recently appointed musical director of Ensemble Nouvelle Generation de Paris and resident conductor of the Korean Chamber Orchestra as well as guest professor at college of art at the Chonnam National University in Korea. — VNS