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City orchestra to stage anniversary concert

Update: August, 21/2014 - 10:05
HCM City Opera House.

HCM CITY  (VNS) — The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a concert on September 9 at the HCM City Opera House.

In the first part, People's Artist Ta Bon will play on the violin a work by Nguyen Van Thuong, Tro Ve Dat Me (Return to the Motherland), followed by songs by others. Phan Thi Hong Chau and Dam Duc Thuan will perform a duet from ballet Ngoc Trai Do (Red Pearl) by Ca Le Thuan, while Nguyen Hong Nhung, will perform concerto Mien Dat Thieng (Sacred Land) for flute and orchestra (1st movement) by Nguyen Van Nam.

The second part of the show will feature opera Nguoi Giu Con (Dune's Keeper) by composer Ca Le Thuan which combines cai luong (reformed opera) and classical music. It will be performed by HBSO's choir, ballet, and symphony orchestra with three conductors – Ta Bon, Tran Nhat Minh, and Nguyen Anh Son. — VNS


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