Sat 11 Apr 2015, 4 – 7 pm
Hanoi Opera House
From the organizer:
Since 1995, the Japanese began to hold a series of charity choirs and concerts “Symphony No. 9”, firstly at Carnegie Hall in New York, then at Wiener Musikverein in Autria, at Prague Municipal House Hall in Czech Republic, and in other European countries. Since the first overseas performance, It has been 20 years till now. Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is chosen as the first destination in Asia.
Since Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 was firstly performed in Japan in 1918, It has been nearly 100 years till now. Japanese consider choir and concert performance of the Symphony No. 9 as part of their culture.
Program: Choir and Concert Performance of Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
With the performance of:
Conductor: Kitahara Yukio
Orchestra: Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO)
Soloists: Sano Masahito (Baritone), Uehara Masatoshi (Tenor), Phuong Nga (Soprano), Phuong Uyen (Alto)
Chorus: Japan and Vietnam
Leader of Japanese chorus: Ms. Nakanishi Kumeko
Ticket prices: 200000, 350000, 500000 VND. All tickets available at Hanoi Opera House or can book online at vnso.org.vn.
For free delivery Call: 0913489858, 0983067996.
The Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (also known as “the Choral”), is Ludwig van Beethoven’s final complete symphony. Completed in 1824, the symphony is one of the best-known works in classical music. Among critics, it is almost universally considered Beethoven’s greatest work, and many consider it one of the greatest pieces of western music. (Wikipedia)
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