Sun 12 Aug 2018, 10.30 am
Cua Bac Church
56 Phan Dinh Phung, Hanoi
From Goethe Institut:
Bavarian Big Band will play for Church March this Sunday.
They play the type of music that makes you happy. Bavarian folk music made famous world wide through folk festivals such as the Oktoberfest in Munich, but also played at weddings on the country and in the city. The musicians of Reißner Big Band have packed their bags and will come to Hanoi on their own. With them they carry their wind instruments: tuba, trombone, trumpet,saxophone, clarinet, good mood and their professionalism for musical performance. It is their desire to get to visit Vietnam and contribute to international friendship between Germany and Vietnam. Don’t miss them when this well-known Bavarian Big Band performs on at the Hoan Kiem Lake on August 11, 2018.
Band leader is Reinhardt Reißner. His father had already founded and lead a brass band. Reinhardt himself taught at a public school in the beautiful city of Neuburg on the Danube (an hour’s drive away from Munich) until 2012. With his school orchestra and with his big band, Reinhardt has been touring abroad for twenty years, including trips to Australia, the People’s Republic of China, Malaysia and Singapore. Highlights in the band’s history include a concert during a general audience of Pope John Paul II in Rome, their participation in the Venice Carnival and a concert with 2,000 students playing wind instruments in Bavaria. His band play in a flexible instrumentation both brass band music as well as classical dance and light music.
Listen to the band’s music: