|South Korean percussionist Gina Hyungi Lee will perform “Gõ by Gina Hyungi Lee” concert at Soul Live Project Complex in HCM City on August 17. Photo from the artist’s Facebook page|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — South Korean percussionist Gina Hyungi Lee will perform at the concert Gõ by Gina Hyungi Lee at Soul Live Project Complex in HCM City on August 17.
Lee will perform masterpieces by Bach and Piazzolla with marimba and snare drum.
She will play contemporary pieces of the last 20 years, as well as Korean and Vietnamese traditional songs.
The musician will also perform using body parts and instruments from kitchens.
Born in 1996, Lee studied at the Purcell School of Music in the UK, and then learned marimba with Daniella Ganeva and orchestral percussion with David Hockings, both of whom are lecturers at the Royal College of Music in the UK.
She was awarded first prize at the Seoul University National Competition, the Guildhall and Trinity Hall Marimba Competition and the Fermo International Percussion Competition in Italy at the age of 13, and several top prizes at other competitions.
She twice won the Royal College of Music’s Percussion Competition in 2016 and 2017.
She has performed at prestigious venues in the UK, including Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Royal Albert Hall and Royal Opera House.
The concert will begin at 7pm at 216 Pasteur Street in District 3. Tickets are available at http://dreamspass.vn/slp-Gocunggina/. — VNS