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City holds evening of western music

Update: March, 19/2014 - 08:05

HCM CITY (VNS)— South Korean guest artist Ju Sun-young and musicians from the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera will perform western music at the Opera House in HCM City tonight.

At the Garden of Music, the first half of the evening will feature chamber music including William Bolcom's The Garden of Eden and Scott Joplin's The Entertainer, both American ragtime music from different eras.

The influence of jazz on French music will be featured in Darius Milhaud's Scaramouche, which will use the clarinet instead of the saxophone used in the original.

The second half of the evening will feature operatic arias including Mozart's operas, excerpts from Romantic operas of Verdi, Puccini, Rossini, and Donizetti, and pieces by Gounod and Lehar. — VNS


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