‘From the New World’ concert to be held in Hanoi

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‘From the New World’ concert to be held in Hanoi

(VOV) - Famous German pianist Andreas Boyde and Norwegian-Vietnamese conductor Khac Uyen will join a two-night concert at the Hanoi Opera House on May 28-29.

The first part of the show will feature Ludwig van Beethoven’s ‘Coriolan’ overture and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K. 467 played by Boyde along with artists from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.

The second one will introduce well-known Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony no.9 ’From the New World’.

This is the most prominent work of Dvorak and one of the best concert pieces of the romantic era.

Pianist Boyde rose to fame in London and has been invited to perform as soloist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra.

The pianist gave the European premìere of Paul Schoenfield’s Piano Concerto Four Parables, as well as the first performance of John Pickard’s Piano Concerto.

Most recently, he did a Brahms cycle on CD for OehmsClassics in co-production with Westdeutscher Rundfunk (German radio).

Conductor Khac Uyen had studied the violin at the Guildhall in London and and then became a conductor of at the Royal College, the Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Hebrides Ensemble and the Klassische Philharmonie Bonn.

He founded Verdandi Camerata, a chamber orchestra that has won the Concordia award for its successful premier in London.

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