HCMC kicks off international piano fest

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HCMC kicks off international piano fest

The first International Piano Festival in Vietnam was kicked off at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory yesterday to mark the conservatory’s 55th birthday.

piano fest The first International Piano Festival in Vietnam started on October 18, 2011 in Ho Chi Minh Photo: SGT

The event, which will last until October 23, is gathering instructors and students from the conservatory’s piano department as well as the Vietnam National Academy of Music, Hue Academy of Music and music experts from America, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Singapore, and South Korea.

Seminars about the history of piano as well as piano classes will be held during the festival.

The concert titled “Piano concert” featuring foreign pianists will take place on October 21 and 23 and a show titled “Young Pianist” presenting outstanding young Vietnamese pianists, on October 22.

Tickets for the shows cost from VND100,000 to VND350,000.

The conservatory plans to make the festival a biennial event.

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