Concert of Prof. Epstein

Concert of Prof. Epstein

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Goethe Institut VietnamProf. Bernhard Epstein

Wed 20 Mar 2013, 8 pm
Hanoi Opera House

From Goethe Institut:

Professor Epstein will produce the present program of concert with the orchestra of the Vietnam National Academy of Music, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Hanoi. The concert starts with the Overture to “The Flying Dutchman” by Richard Wagner, whose 200th birthday is celebrated around the world this year.


1. Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
The Flying Dutchman – Overture

2. Carl Reinecke (1824 – 1910)
Concert for flute and orchestra in D major, Op. 283
I. Allegro molto moderato
II. Lento e mesto
III. Moderato

3. Robert Schumann (1813 – 1883)
Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120
I. Andante con moto – Allegro di molto (D minor)
II. Romanza: Andante (A minor)
III. Scherzo: Presto (D minor)
IV. Largo – Finale: Allegro vivace (D major)

Bernhard Epstein

Bernhard Epstein studied piano, ensemble conducting and conducting at the music academies in Stuttgart, Hannover and Berlin and graduated with honors. As a pianist and conductor, he was awarded with several prizes and scholarships. From 2004 to 2006 he worked as a conductor at the State Opera Hannover and from 2006-2009 also as a conductor at the State Opera Stuttgart. Since 2009 Bernhard Epstein has been working as the Artistic Director of the Opera School, he is also professor of correpetition since 2007 at the college of music in Stuttgart. Besides an extensive range of opera repertoires Bernhard Epstein has also conducted numerous contemporary musical theatre productions and premieres.

Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra – Vietnam National Academy of Music

The Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the best orchestras in Vietnam. At present, the Orchestra comprises of professors, lecturers and good students of Vietnam National Academy of Music. Many musicians graduated from many well-known international music conservatories abroad. Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra performs annually with foreign guest conductors. Every year, the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra plays several concerts not only in the capital Hanoi, but also in different provinces and cities such as Quang Ninh, Haiphong, Hue, HCMC. The last great trip abroad of the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra was in 2012 to Japan.

Tickets are available from 07th March 2013 at:
+ Goethe-Institut Hanoi, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hanoi
+ National Academy of Music, 77 Hao Nam, Hanoi
+ Opera House, 1 Trang Tien, Hanoi
Ticket reservation contact Mr. Phuong, 0983 067 996
Ticket prices: 500.000 VND – 350.000 VND – 250.000 VND – 150.000 VND, 50% discount for Students.

Hanoi Opera House
01 Trang Tien Str, Hanoi


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