Top Pianist to Perform in Ha Noi

Dang Thai Son will return home to perform at the Ha Noi Opera House on November 26 and 27 for the golden jubilee of the Ha Noi Conservatory of Music.

Pianist Dang Thai Son

The world-renowned pianist will play Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony along with works by Rossini and Saint-Saen backed by an orchestra under the baton of Sweden’s Mats Lijlefor.

Born in Ha Noi in 1958, Dang Thai Son studied piano with his mother for 11 years at the Ha Noi Conservatory before moving to the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow in 1977.

In 1980 he was awarded top place in the Tenth International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, becoming the first Asian to win the prestigious contest.

Dang Thai Son has performed in more than forty countries including the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Japan and Australia.

These days he lives in Montreal, Canada, where he teaches part-time at Montreal University when his busy concert schedule allows.

Sources TN, VNS – Compiled by Kim Khanh

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