Vietnamese, Filipino artists join friendship concert

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Vietnamese, Filipino artists join friendship concert

Vietnamese singer Duc Tuan will join popular Filipino artists Joanna Ampil and Rachelle Gerodias at the Vietnam-Philippines Friendship Concerts in Hanoi tonight and in the city on Wednesday.

Vietnamese, Filipino artists join friendship concert

By Minh Nguyet in HCMC

Filipino so- prano Joanna Ampil will join friendship concerts in Hanoi and HCMC - Photo: The offi cial website of Joanna Ampil
Vietnamese singer Duc Tuan will join popular Filipino artists Joanna Ampil and Rachelle Gerodias at the Vietnam-Philippines Friendship Concerts in Hanoi tonight and in the city on Wednesday.

The artists will perform solo from classic works including ‘La Boheme’, ‘Sunset Boulevard’, ‘Wicked’ and ‘Les Miserables’.

Additionally, Tuan will perform with Joanna Ampil an extract from ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and an extract from ‘West Side Story’ with Rachelle Gerodias.

The Hanoi gig will see artists from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and HCMC-based violinist Bui Cong Duy join the performers, while the HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra will take part in the HCMC performance which is title ‘Manila-HCMC sister cities’.

Ampil is a familiar face in the modern opera genre and is a West End star in London. She has had leading roles in ‘Miss Saigon’, ‘Avenue Q’, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ and ‘Les Miserables’.

Gerodias graduated from a music school in New York and has performed in operas worldwide.

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