Magic fingers: French pianist Jean-Louis Haguenauer will perform with Vietnamese artists of the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera on Thursday. — VNS/Photo
Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — French pianist Jean-Louis Haguenauer of Indiana University (US) will stage a chamber concert at the French Institute in HCM City on Thursday, accompanied by four Vietnamese musicians from the Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO).
Haguenauer will perform classical pieces by French composer Debussy.
The event will feature violinist Tăng Thành Nam, violist Phạm Vũ Thiên Bảo, pianist Trần Ngọc Nguyên Trinh and percussionist Mai Thanh Sơn, who studied music at the French Music Conservatory.
Born in 1954, Haguenauer graduated from the École Normale de Musique in Paris and the Geneva Conservatory, with Germaine Mounier, Louis Hiltbrand, and Jean Fassina as his principal mentors.
He has performed with famous orchestras in the Europe and US and participated in dozens of music festivals, including La Roque d’Anthéron, Radio-France Montpellier, Jacobins de Toulouse and Library of Congress Summer Chamber Festival.
The concert begins at 8pm on Thursday at the French Institute in HCM City on 31 Thái Văn Lung Street in District 1.
Tickets, ranging from VNĐ100,000 (US$5) to VNĐ300,000 ($15), are available at the theatre’s box office. — VNS