Concert celebrates musician Viet Anh’s 20-year career

A concert marking the 20-year career of composer and pianist Viet Anh of the HCM City Ballet and Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will be held at Hoa Binh Theater in Ho Chi Minh City on July 29.

The music show themed Dong song lo dang (Wandering river), named after the musician’s favourite song, will present to music lovers his popular deeply romantic songs that have won audiences’ hearts over the past 20 years, such as Nhung mua hoa bo lai (Flower Seasons are Left), Chua bao gio (Never) and Hoa co vang noi ay (When do flowers turning yellow), Dem nam mo pho (Dreaming of streets). The show will also premiere his three new songs.

Pop stars Dam Vinh Hung, Quang Dung, Uyen Linh, Thu Phuong, the Sai Gon Pops Orchestra and others will join in the concert under the baton of conductor Tran Nhat Minh.

Born in 1976, Viet Anh was known for his songs that reached highest positions of the Lan Song Xanh (Green Wave) Music Awards by the Voice of Ho Chi Minh City radio station in the 1990s.

He graduated with a Master of Composition degree from Waikato University in New Zealand in 2011. His works include symphonies, film scores and musical pieces for dance. He has been recently working with the HCM City Ballet, Symphony and Orchestra (HBSO).


By Khac Thi – Translated by Kim Khanh

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