The Thai National Symphony Orchestra will travel to Ha Noi for a free one-night performance at the Ha Noi Opera House on September 10 to mark the 80th birthday of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej (December 5) and the 31st anniversary of the Viet Nam-Thailand diplomatic ties.
Under the baton of conductor Sathaporn Niyomtong, Thai classical songs and Royal compositions such as Near Dawn, Blue Day, Falling Rain and King Maharajah’s Overtune, Love Light in My Heart etc will be performed by the orchestra including vocalist Duangdao Thaohiran, pianist Sukhum Kanchanaphalin, clarinetist Weerawit Jenjintanant and traditional Ranadek player Taweesak Akarawong.
The orchestra will also converse with students of Ha Noi Conservatory of Music on September 11.
As a most age-old orchestra of Thailand set up in 1910 by King Rama VI to perform at royal rituals and government ceremonies, the Thai National Symphony Orchestra under the Ministry of Education holds monthly performance at the Thai National Theater, aiming at rising the youth’s knowledge on traditional music.
Tickets are available at the Department for Performing Arts of the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.