Concerts performed by the Asian Youth Orchestra are held at the Grand Concert Hall in Hanoi’s Vietnam National Academy of Music on August 17-18.
The concerts is directed by baton of conductors James Judd and Richard Pontzious. Conductor Pontzious is one of founders of the AYO.
Tickets are sold at VND200,000 (US$18).
The annual concert is part of the AYO’s three-week international concert tour with celebrated conductors and solo artists.
The 110-member orchestra first performed in Hanoi in 1996, and since has performed in Vietnam in 2000, 2011 and 2013.
In 2000, the orchestra performed in both Hanoiand HCM City.