“A Night of Tchaikovsky” to charm Hanoians

Music lovers will have an opportunity to enjoy masterpieces of Tchaikovsky through a concert named "A night of Tchaikovsky" which is scheduled to take place at Hanoi Opera House on March 9-10.
              Russian conductor Mark Kadin

Classical music works will be performed by pianist Luu Hong Quang and artists of the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Russian conductor Mark Kadin.

Born in 1990, young Vietnamese pianist Luu Hong Quang was introduced to piano early. From 1996 to 2006 he studied at the Vietnam National Academy of Music. He was student of the Australia International Conservatorium of Music (AICM) after winning a full scholarship offered by AICM in November 2006. He has won many international awards, including the International Chopin Piano Competition in Sydney in 2009, Excellent Prize at the International Chopin Piano Competition held in Tokyo, the second prize at the Valtidone Piano International Competition in Italy in June 2008, and the first prize at the ‘Recital Award’ organized by the Sydney Eisteddfod in June and August 2008.

Mark Kadin was born in Ukraine. He studied in Moscow at The Gnessin State Musical College and at Russian Academy of Music. While still a student he began his conducting career in 1990 as an assistant conductor of the State Youth Symphony Orchestra “Young Russia” and the Moscow Ensemble of Contemporary Music. He subsequently became associate conductor of the Moscow Radio Concert Orchestra.

In 1996 Mikhail Pletnev invited Kadin to become Assistant Conductor of the Russian National Orchestra, where he served until 2004.

He became Resident Conductor of the State Chamber Orchestra Moscow Virtuosi from 1999 to 2003. Kadin was Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra from 2004 to 2015. His numerous collaborations with Russian orchestras include concerts with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, the Russian Philharmonic and the orchestras of Novosibirsk, Samara, Volgograd, Voronej, Khabarovsk, Omsk, Irkutsk, Rostov and others.

As guest conductor Kadin has worked with various orchestras in Europe, Asia, South America, Mexico, Australia. Kadin has collaborated with many top level soloists such as Dmitry Khvorostovsky, Sumi Jo, Maxim Vengerov, Vadim Repin, Mikhail Pletnev, Viktor Tretyakov, Boris Berezovsky, Nikolay Lugansky, Denis Matsuev, Alexander Knyazev and among.

By Kim Khanh

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