The famous Asia Youth Orchestra (the AYO) will present two performances at the Hanoi Opera House on August 15th and 16th under the baton of two conductors, James Judd and Richard Pontzious, respectively, with the talented American solo violist Stefan Jackiw.
The audience will enjoy many masterpieces, including “Carnival Festival” by Dvorak, “Concerto for violin and orchestra” by Sibelius, “Symphony No. 2” by Rachmaninov, “Symphony No.1” by Prokofiev, “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso” by Saint-Saëns and “Symphony No. 4” by Tchaikovsky.
The Orchestra combines 100 outstanding instrumentalists from Asian nations and territories of China, Hong Kong (China), Taiwan (China), Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Two Vietnamese representatives in the Orchestra are oboist Nguyen Hoang Tung, who has joined five AYO’s performances so far, and cellist Nguyen Thanh Tu.
Translated by Van Hieu