Classical Melodies to Lull City’s Heart Tonight

The Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera will present a concert to those who love classic music with immortal melodies. At this time, they will have a chance to enjoy the peaceful rhythms of one of the most prolific and influential composers of the Classical era: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Tran Vuong Thach, the talented principal conductor of the orchestra, and his orchestra will inspire audiences in a nonstop flow of classical music. Thach is a professor of ensemble orchestra at HCMC Conservatory and a member of Viet Nam Association of Musicians. He graduated with a Premier Prix from the Belgian Conservatory in Liège. His major was conducting.  

Professor PA Ta Bon will play Allegro, Adagio and Rondeau, of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3. Bon, one of the best and most successful violinist in Viet Nam, trained at world-renowned Moscow National Conservatory. He was named after Russian composer P.I. Tchaikovsky. Bon has promised to create the smoothest and sweetest melodies to remind the audience of the beauty of the Classical era.

The concert will continue with the four more pieces, Adagio-Allegro, Andante con moto, Menuetto: Trio and Allegro, all extracted from the Symphony No.39.

The concert will feature several celebrities, including Master of Ceremonies Anh Tho, stage manager Ngo Thanh Tam, and Program Director Vu Viet Cuong. It will be managed by the main director and by artistic director Vo Dang Tin. 

The concert will start at 8 p.m. on June 19 at the HCMC Conservatory of Music, 112 Nguyen Du in District 1. Admission is VND150,000 (US$9), VND100,000 (US$6), and VND60,000 (US$3.50). Students are can present their student cards to buy a discount ticket for VND30,000 (US$1.80) each.

Jeff Dang

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