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East meets West at Manzi concert

Update: September, 25/2014 - 09:07

HA NOI (VNS)  — Manzi Art Space will host the sixth annual International Contemporary Music Festival's final concert tomorrow.

The show will feature leading Vietnamese artists including Do Anh Tuan, Tran Luu Hoang, Vu Ngoc Linh and Do Kien Cuong.

They will perform newly written music using a wide range of instruments. Listeners will find the more traditional monochord, bamboo flute and dan tinh (a stringed instrument of the Tay ethnic people) joined by the Western cello, contrabass, piano, oboe and percussion, as well as modern musical tools, such as laptops and iPads.

In a special performance, artist Nguyen Thang will serenade the audience with a bamboo saxophone he crafted himself.

The concert will start at 8pm at Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich Street. — VNS


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