Hà Nội International Piano Festival begins

August, 10/2018 - 08:26

A week of masterclasses, conferences and workshops starts on Saturday.


Hà Nội’s International Piano Festival begins on Saturday. — Photo courtesy of the organiser
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The 2018 Hà Nội International Piano Festival will begin a week of piano masterclasses, conferences and workshops at the National Academy of Music this Saturday.

Nearly 50 pianists from Việt Nam, Japan, Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Poland, Canada, the US and Australia will take part in the masterclasses. 

Vietnamese-Canadian pianist Đặng Thái Sơn is the Artistic Director of the festival and will award 10 scholarships for excellent pianists.

Prof Đặng Thái Sơn teaches piano. — Photo courtesy of the organiser

Professors who will provide masterclasses include pianist Sơn, Prof Susumu Aoyagi (Japan), Prof Tai-Cheng Chen (US-Taiwan), Prof Trần Thu Hà (Việt Nam) and Prof Katzyna Popowa-Zydron (Poland).

Participants will play on Steinway, Yamaha and Kawaii pianos.

For more information please contact: 098-302-6109. — VNS