Young talented pianist to perform at HCMC concert

A concert marking the 130th anniversary of the death of the Hungarian composer Franz Liszt will be organized at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music on November 5.

Famous musician’ works will be performed by pianist Luu Duc Anh.

Luu Duc Anh was born in 1993 in Hanoi. He began studying piano at the age of 4 with his father, Associate Professor-Doctor-Artist of Merit. Luu Quang Minh, leading educator and performer of Accordion and Jazz in Vietnam.

From 2000 - 2011, he studied at the Vietnam National Academy of Music. After graduating the Intermediate level with Distinction, he continued his study at the Royal Conservatory Liège – Belgium.
The young pianist graduated his Bachelor degree in 2013 and Master degree in 2015, received a lot of praise for his interpretation of Franz Liszt’s Piano Sonata.

He has won several national and international music awards, such as the Second Prize at the “Classical Sonata” competition 2009 in Sydney – Australia, the Second Prize at the 1st International Piano Competition 2010 in Hanoi, the second Prize at the 9th Piano Competition of Belgium-Luxembourg 2014 in Liège – Belgium, the First Prize at the 2nd “Leopold Godowski” Piano Competition 2014 in Warsaw – Poland, the First Prize at the 33rd “Andrée Charlier” Piano Competition 2015 in Charleroi - Belgium.

In 2015, Duc Anh was voted as one of the 5 most outstanding students of the conservatory to contest in the Classic Academy competition, organized by Liège Philharmonic Orchestra.

He has performed in many stages in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland, Italy, Vietnam, Australia, Japan.

By Kim Khanh

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