The Fantasia Wind Quintet performs in Hanoi

A concert featuring the Fantasia Wind Quintet will take place at the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam on July 30 in Hanoi.

The band will play masterpieces of well-known Japanese and Western composers in the event that is the 10th show of the “JF Garage Concert” program. It is a series of concerts at the garage and courtyard of the Japan Foundation, providing musical diversity to Hanoi’s music lovers through the introduction of Japanese music played by distinguished musicians.

Founded in 2006, the Fantasia Wind Quintet includes members who are teachers of Vietnam National Academy of Music and artists from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra. They studied in the Vietnam National Academy of Music and in prestigious music academies, such as Danish Royal Academy of Music in Denmark; University of North Texas; Hong Kong Academy for Music and Performing Arts; Frederic Chopin Conservatoire in Paris, France; Vienna University for Music and Performing Arts, Austria; Temple University – Philadelphia, USA as well as Malmo Music School in Sweden.

The group has performed in many concerts and recitals at home and abroad, as well as in television and radio’s programs.

By Kim Khanh

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