HCM CITY (VNS) — The free monthly show by the HCM Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera to educate the younger generations about music and dance, Giai Dieu Tre (Young Melodies), will this month feature the art of vocal music.
The show, at the city Opera House at 8pm tomorrow, will feature excerpts from Verdi's La Traviata, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Rossini's The Barber of Seville, Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, and Gounod's Romeo et Juliette.
They will be sung by leading city chamber music stars like soprano Cho Hae Ryong, Ngoc Tuyen, Hong Vy, Thanh Huyen, Nhu Ngoc, Khanh Ngoc, Thanh Nga, tenor Tran Duy Linh, Pham Trang, and baritone Thanh Minh.
Tran Nhat Minh, assistant manager and chorusmaster of the HBSO Opera, will be the conductor and also introduce the programme.
Minh won the second prize at the 2003 International Competition for Young Conductors in Vladivostok in Russia, an incentive prize at the 2006 All – Russia Competition for Professional Conductors, and the best conductor prize at the 2009 National Competition of Voice-Dance and Music.
Invitations are available at the venue at 7 Lam Son Square, District 1, and the HCM City Student Support Center at 33 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, District 1. — VNS