Tickets for legendary pianist Dang Thai Son’s concert sold out

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Tickets for a concert featuring Vietnam's world-renowned pianist, People's Artist Dang Thai Son at HCMC Opera House on August 25 were sold out. 

Vietnam's world-renowned pianist, Peoples Artist Dang Thai Son

Vietnam's world-renowned pianist, Peoples Artist Dang Thai Son

A concert ticket costs from VND500,000 (US$21)- VND2,500,000 (US$108).
Famous Vietnamese pianist Dang Thai Son will play piano masterpieces composed by Ludwig van Beethoven with the participation of conductor Tran Vuong Thach and artists of the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO).
The concert is one of the performances of the 9-long day biennial music festival titled “Autumn Melody” 2019 opened at HCMC Opera House on August 17.
Studying in the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Russia, Dang Thai Son was awarded the First Prize and Gold Medal at the Tenth International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw in October 1980. He was also the first Asian pianist to win a top international competition.
The pianist has several performances on world’s renowned halls, such as as Lincoln Center in New York, Jordan Hall in Boston, Barbican Center in London, Salle Pleyel in Paris, Herculessaal in Munich, Musikverein in Vienna, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Sydney Opera House, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo.
He has played with a number of world-class orchestras such as the Leningrad Philharmonic, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Dresden Philharmonic, Warsaw National Philharmonic, Prague Symphony, Hungarian State Symphony, Moscow Philharmonic, Russian National Symphony, Vienna Chamber, Zurich Chamber, Royal Swedish Chamber and among.
The artist has performed with musical big names, Sir Neville Marriner, Pinchas Zukerman, Mariss Jansons, Ivan Fisher, Vladimir Spivakov, Dimitri Kitaenko, James Loughram, Jiri Belohlavek, Hiroyuki Iwaki, Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi, Pavel Kogan, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Sakari Oramo.
Dang Thai Son has often given concerts and master class in all over the world, including Germany, Austria, China, Russia, France, Canada and the United States.

By THUY BINH - Translated by Kim Khanh

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