A performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony by the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic Choir under Alber’s direction was held in January, 2010. The concert was part of the “German Year in Vietnam”.
Jonas Alber studied violin and conducting in Freiburg and Vienna. He received a scholarship from the Herbert von Karajan Foundation in 1995. He was General Music Director at the State Theater Braunschweig by 1998, at the time Germany’s youngest conductor in this position and one which he held until 2007. He has worked with renowned orchestras around the world.
Ticket prices are from VND150,000 to VND450,000, and VND75,000 for students only.
Tickets are available atGoethe-Institute, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street , and Opera House,1 Trang Tien Street in Hanoi.