VNOB presents “Summer Harmony” concert in Hanoi

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A ballet performance by the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB) will be held at Hanoi opera House on June 8.

VNOB presents “Summer Harmony” concert in Hanoi

The first part of the music show will present to music lover the scenic cantata “Carmina Burana ” by Carl Orff. 
Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by German composer Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana. “O Fortuna", a medieval Latin Goliardic poem written early in the 13th century, was set to music as a part of "Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi", the opening and closing movement of his cantata Carmina Burana. Carmina Burana was first staged in Frankfurt by the Frankfurt Opera on 8 June 1937 

The scenic cantata will be performed by the VNOB’s Symphony Orchestra, VNOB’s Choir, Hanoi Voices Choir, Hanoi Freude Choir, Xuan Voce Choir; sopranos Dao To Loan,  Ngo Huong Diep; tenors Trinh Thanh Binh, Nguyen Anh Vu; baritones Vu Manh Dung, Nguyen Huy Duc and conductor Dong Quang Vinh.

The second part is a contemporary dance titled ““Death and the Maiden”. The classical music work is one of the pillars of the chamber music repertoire by Austrian composer Franz Schubert .


By Kim Khanh

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