Manzi to host contemporary music concerts

Update: August, 07/2014 - 10:00

HA NOI (VNS)  — A series of contemporary music concerts titled Rendez-Vous En Aout (Meeting in August) will be held at the Manzi Art Space from this Saturday.

The opening concert will feature jazz saxophonist Nguyen Bao Long and Trioture, a classical trio consisting of guest pianist Anne Chamberlain from New York, bassoonist Quang Vu and oboist Do Kien Cuong.

The group will breeze up the night with an improvisation of jazz, world and electronic music.

The Sunday concert will introduce new works by young contemporary composers including Do Tuan, Tran Luu Hoang, Dao Minh Pha - plus Dirk Johan Stromberg from the United States.

Highlight of the night will be the Ly Ngua O Meets Jumpforjazz – a collaborative production by Bao Long and Do Kien Cuong, performed by oboist Cuong and bassoonist Quang Vu.

The last night of the series on Monday, August 11, promises to be an exciting party.

Stromberg and his friends will present their sound installations, an interactive music performance by audience, artists and the composer.

The event will start at 8pm at 14 Phan Huy Ich Street. Surcharge at the door: VND100,000.— VNS