|HARMONY: A quintet consisting of flutist Nguyễn Nhất Chi Lan, oboist Phạm Khánh Toàn, clarinetist Võ Minh Đông, bassoonist A Tách, and horn player Đại Nghĩa will perform in the “Chamber Music” concert at the HCM City Opera House on April 16. Photo courtesy of HBSO|
HCM CITY — The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will present a concert of chamber music and arias composed by the world’s great composers at the Opera House on April 16.
The “Chamber Music” concert will open with Trio for Flute, Clarinet and Piano by acclaimed American musician and composer Russell Peterson.
The composition will be played by flutist Hoàng Yến, clarinetist Anh Quân and pianist Thụy San.
Two compositions, Pavane, op. 50 by French composer Gabriel Fauré and Entrance of the Queen of Sheba by German-born English composer George Frideric Handel, will be performed by a harp ensemble consisting of Đan Vy, Nguyên Đan and Thùy Dương.
The programme will also include Suite for Woodwind Quintet, op. 57 by French composer Charles-Edouard Lefebvre, featuring flutist Nguyễn Nhất Chi Lan, oboist Phạm Khánh Toàn, clarinetist Võ Minh Đông, bassoonist A Tách, and horn player Đại Nghĩa.
Brass Quintet Op 65 by Dutch composer Jan Koetsier will feature trumpeters Huy An and Duy Bằng, horn player Đại Nghĩa, trombonist Anh Quân, and tuba player Miho Takashima.
Franz Schubert’s Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock), D. 965 will be performed by soprano Phạm Khánh Ngọc, clarinetist Anh Quân, and South Korean pianist Ju Sun Young.
|PIANO MASTER: South Korean pianist Ju Sun Young will perform in the concert. Photo courtesy of HBSO|
After the intermission will be excerpts from Goldberg Variations, a composition by Johann Sebastian Bach, featuring HBSO’s string orchestra.
The concert will present two arias from operas Serse by Handel, and Tito Manlio by Venetian composer Antonio Vivaldi, with performance of baritone Đào Mác.
The evening’s final piece Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach will be played by two violinists Tăng Thành Nam and Meritorious Artist Dương Minh Chính.
Conductor Trần Nhật Minh, a graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, will lead the concert.
The concert will begin at 8pm at 7 Lam Sơn Square in District 1. Tickets are available at the box office. — VNS