HN & HCMC – European Music Festival 2017

HN & HCMC – European Music Festival 2017

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17 Nov – 02 Dec 2017, 8 pm
Hanoi: Youth Theatre
11 Ngo Thi Nham Str, Hanoi
HCMC: HCMC Conservatory of Music
112 Nguyen Du Str, Dist 1, HCMC

From the organizer:

Music lovers in Vietnam are soon to be enthralled by a line-up of spellbinding and enchanting concerts in the European Music Festival 2017. The festival will take place from 17 November to 2 December 2017 at the Youth Theatre in Hanoi and the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh city.

This year, Vietnamese audience will once again have the opportunities to enjoy entertaining concerts by virtuoso artists from Austria, Belgium (Wallonia- Brussels), Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Poland and Sweden. With a total of seventeen concerts in both cities, the Festival will invite artists and audiences of all ages to enjoy musical performances, exploring the combination of classic and contemporary rhythms. The audience will be promisingly taken in a journey through melodious and delicate tunes of classic music, improvising and engaging jazz, unique and soulful rhythms of R&B, captivating blues melodies with great songs and special voices.

European Music Festival 2017 will commence on November 17 in Hanoi by the Bay Collective – an open project by Vietnamese-Danish pianist Tri Minh and Danish singer/songwriter Nay Ruby – who will share stage with Vietnam top singer Diva Thanh Lam and multi awards winner from Denmark Michael Møller and with other Vietnamese artists; while in Ho Chi Minh City, Janice, singer from Sweden will kick-off the event with intense and soulful pop and electronic R&B.

The festival will continue with with a broad spectrum of glowing jazz melodies presented by Mezcal Unit (France) and Veronika Harcsa (Hungary). It will also present a series of classical concerts of virtuosity by Duo Karolina Mikolajczyk and Iwo Jedynecki (Poland), Duo Christoph Angerer and Ines Schüttengruber (Austria), Duo Nazareno Ferruggio and Pham Quynh Trang (Italy), Piano Duo Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis (Germany).

Performances by Quintet Inattendu with contemporary music (Belgium) and Voiski with electronic music (France) will complete the array of the musical nights during the festival.

Festival schedule:

In Hanoi

17/11 – THE BAY COLLECTIVE • Denmark-Vietnam • Jazz – Pop
Guest artists: Thanh Lam/Michael Møller

20/11 – THE DUO KAROLINA MIKOŁAJCZYK & IWO JEDYNECKI • Poland • Classical

21/11 – JANICE • Sweden • Soulful pop – Electronic R&B

22/11 – DUO CHRISTOPH ANGERER & INES SCHÜTTENGRUBER • Austria • Classical

23/11 – PIANIST DUO FERRUGGIO & PHẠM QUỲNH TRANG • Italia • Classical

24/11 – QUINTET INATTENDU • Beligum (Wallonia-Brussels) • Contemporaty, traditional

25/11 – MEZCAL UNIT & GRAY HAWK PERKINS • France • Jazz

1/12 – VERONIKA HARCSA • Hungary • Jazz

2/12 – PIANO BATTLE • ANDREAS KERN & PAUL CIBIS • Germany • Classical music show

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In HCMC:

18/11 – JANICE • Sweden • Soulful pop – Electronic R&B

19/11 – DUO CHRISTOPH ANGERER & INES SCHÜTTENGRUBER • Austria • Classical

20/11 – THE DUO KAROLINA MIKOŁAJCZYK & IWO JEDYNECKI • Poland • Classical

21/11 – VOISKY • France • Live electronic music

22/11 – THE BAY COLLECTIVE • Denmark-Vietnam • Jazz – Pop
Guest artists: Thanh Lam/Michael Møller

28/11 – QUINTET INATTENDU • Beligum (Wallonia-Brussels) • Contemporaty, traditional

01/12 – PIANO BATTLE • ANDREAS KERN AND PAUL CIBIS • Germany • Classical music show

02/12 – VERONIKA HARCSA • Hungary • Jazz

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Free of charge tickets can be collected from 14 November in Hanoi and 15 November in HCMC at the following locations:

Hanoi:

Goethe Institut, 56-58 Nguyễn Thái Học street, Tel: 024 3734 2251/52
9 am – 12 pm / 1 – 5 pm

L’Espace, 24 Tràng Tiền Street, Tel.: 024 3936 2164
From 12 pm on Tue 14 Nov (Mon to Fri: 9 am – 6.30 pm and 7 – 8 pm / Sat: 9 am – 7 pm)

EU Delegation in Vietnam, 24th flr west wing, Lotte building, 54 Lieu Giai, Tel: 024 3941 0099
10 – 11 am / 3 – 4 pm

HCMC:

Goethe Institut, 18 Road no. 1, Cư xá Đô Thành, Ward 4, District 3, Tel.: + 84 28 3832 6716
8 am – 12 pm / 2 – 5 pm

IDECAF, 31 Thái Văn Lung street, District 1, Tel.: 028 3829 5451
8 – 11 am / 1 – 4.30 pm

Full information about the event can be found on the festival’s website or Facebook page

Information on the previous European Music Festivals in Vietnam:
European Music Festival 2016
European Music Festival 2015
European Music Festival 2014
European Music Festival 2012
European Music Festival 2011
European Music Festival 2009
European Music Festival 2008

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