Popular film composer Trong Dai will perform in the monthly music programme Con Duong Am Nhac (Music Road), to be televised live tomorrow.
Path to success: Composer Trong Dai and his wife, Mai Hoa, perform tonight as part of the series Music Road. — File Photo
HA NOI —
Dai, who is director of the Thang Long Sing and Dance Theatre, has written music for a number of popular movies and television series, including Mua La Rung (Season of Falling Leaves), Nguoi Ha Noi (The Hanoians), Dat va Nguoi (Land and People), Duong Doi (Road of Life), Chuyen Pho Phuong (Street Story) and Canh Bac (The Gamble).
The theme he wrote for director Tran Trung Dung's Duoc Song (To Be Lived) won the Best Music prize at the 2009 Golden Kite Awards, while his music won the same award for Di Trong Giac Ngu (Walking in the Sleep) in 2005 and Ky Uc Dien Bien (Memory of Dien Bien) in 2004.
Dai's wife, singer Mai Hoa – who performed many of the songs used in these movies – will join Dai in tonight's programme, along with popular singers Thanh Thanh Hien, My Linh, Dang Duong and Duc Tuan – all of whom have gathered to honour Dai and his wife.
The programme will take place at the Ha Noi's Friendship Palace at 8pm, and will be live broadcast on VTV3.
The monthly programme Con Duong Am Nhac (Music Road) appears on VTV monthly, aiming to present different Vietnamese composers and their careers and provide audiences a panorama of Vietnamese music. — VNS