Vietnamese-American singer Thanh Hà will perform at the first concert of the “Âm Nhạc Việt Nam” (Vietnamese Music) music series at Hòa Bình Theatre in HCM City on July 13. — VNS File Photo
HCM CITY — The Âm Nhạc Việt Nam (Vietnamese Music) series will kick off with a concert at the Hòa Bình Theatre in HCM City on July 13.
The series, which honours Vietnamese composers and singers, will be organised twice a year.
The first concert, Huyền Thoại (Legends), will highlight love songs by famous Vietnamese composers such as Trịnh Công Sơn, Ngô Thuỵ Miên, Phú Quang and Đức Huy.
It will feature performances by Vietnamese-American singers Bằng Kiều, Thu Phương and Thanh Hà, along with local veteran performers Cẩm Vân, Bảo Yến and People’s Artist Ngọc Giàu.
Young singers Hà Vân, Mỹ Phượng and Quang Hiếu will perform in the show.
Director Phạm Ngọc Dũng, a graduate of Hà Nội University of Cinematography and Theatre, is the show’s general director, while musician Lê Quang, who has produced music for numerous famous singers, is the show’s director of music.
Quang said: "Âm Nhạc Việt Nam is a great show highlighting everlasting songs in the Vietnamese music scene for over a decade. The show will use high-end visual and sound technologies to impress audiences."
Musician Đức Huy and MC Trác Thúy Miêu will be the host of the show. The host will provide audiences the background of each song and information about composers' lives and music careers.
The concert will begin at 8pm. The theatre is at 240 3 Tháng 2 Street in District 10. Tickets are available at the venue’s box office. — VNS