|Phạm Khánh Ngọc, runner-up at the SLO-ASEAN Vocal Competition in Singapore in 2016, will be one of the performers at the “Colours of the Spring Concert” at the HCM City Opera House on March 5. — Photo courtesy of HBSO|
HCM CITY — After a year-long break caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will perform “Colors of the Spring” on March 5 at the Opera House.
The March 5 concert will feature arias from Giuseppe Verdi’s operas, including Spuntato ecco il di d'esultanza (Welcome to the Day of Triumph) from Don Carlo, and Introduction and Barcarolle from I Due Foscari (The Two Foscari).
The programme will also include arias from famous operas by Giacomo Puccini, Franz Lehar, and Leo Delibes, and the song Pomp and Circumstance March No 1, also known as Land of Hope and Glory, by Edward Elgar.
The performance will feature the HBSO Choir as also sopranos Phạm Duyên Huyền, Nguyễn Thu Hường and Phạm Khánh Ngọc, the last mentioned being runner-up at the SLO-ASEAN Vocal Competition in Singapore in 2016.
Baritone Đào Mác and Võ Nguyễn Thành Tâm, and tenors Phạm Trang and Phan Hữu Trung Kiệt will also perform.
The programme will present orchestral compositions like Orpheus – Quadrille by Johann Strauss and Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka by Johann Strauss II, which will be performed by the HBSO orchestra.
Trần Nhật Minh, who holds a Master of Music in conducting from Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Conservatory, will wield the baton.
The show will begin at 8pm at 7 Lam Sơn Square in District 1. Tickets can be purchased at the venue. — VNS