New Season Concert: “Around the World” with García & VNOB

New Season Concert: “Around the World” with García & VNOB

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26 and 27 Mar 2019, 8 pm
Hanoi Opera House
1 Trang Tien str, Hanoi

From Vietnam National Opera and Ballet:

“Around the world” is a new season concert to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet – VNOB. It is spiritual present of traveling in the spring under the leader of Emeritus Artist Tran Ly Ly – Director of Vietnam Opera and Ballet Theater – VNOB and all artists to audiences in general and Hanoians in particular.

The program is conducted by talented young artist from Argentina, Martín Garcia León, performed by Dance Group, the Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of Vietnam National Opera & Ballet. Particularly, the soloists of the program are singer Dao To Loan, who reached First Prize The Singapore Lyric Opera – ASEAN Vocal in 2018, first prize in Opera of Sao Mai competition in 2011, singer Vu Manh Dung, Golden Cup of Spring Festival in Pyongyang 2016, Gold Medal at national professional Art Festival in 2015, Emeritus Artist Le Thi Vanh Khuyen, the third prize at national Opera Competition in 2009, Album “Vanh Khuyen singing” in 2013.

In the 80 minutes of the show, the audience will enjoy a musical party of cultural colors from all over the world. The program will be like an adventure around the world, from Glinka wonderful melody or Valse of flowers from Nutcracker, “Confluencia- Río Negro” Daniel Sanchez Cassataro from Argentina, Largo al Factotum from Il Barbieri di Siviglia from Italia and Hungarian Dance N6 – J.Brahams. From the European country of famous composers, the audience will cross the US border with exciting dance of Leonard Berstein with the Western story “Mambo”…. Continue to the poetic France with romantic dance following orchestra named Can from Orpheus in the underworld… Go back to Vietnam, the audience will be satisfied with the melody combining folk and contemporary ‘Ly Ngua O”, Trong Com… These rhythms will take audience to the Land of One thousand and one nights In a Persian Market.

The unique feature of ‘ Around the world” with Garcia and VNOB is stage design with as orchestra brought on the 2nd stage, right over the dancers to show a smooth combination but very improvised among musicians, dancers and Opera singers.

Program (80 minutes):

New Season Concert: Around the World with García & VNOB
Artistic Director: M.Sc. Emeritus Artist Trần Ly Ly
Conductor: Martín García León
Performed by: Dance Group, the Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of Vietnam National Opera & Ballet

1/ Overture: Russlan and Ludmila – Mikhail Glinka 5’ (Orchestra only)
2/ Valse of flowers from Nutcracker – Tchaikovsky 6’ (Orchestra and Dance)
3/Largo al Factotum from Il Barbieri di Siviglia – Rossini 5’30 (Orchestra and Manh Dung-Baritone)
4/Hungarian Dance N6 – J.Brahams 4’ (Orchestra only)
5/Voice of spring – J.Strauss 8’ (Orchestra and To Loan-Soprano)
6/ Slanovic Dance N8 op 46 – A.Dvorak 4’ (Orchestra only)
7/Toreador song from Carmen – G.Bizet 5’ (Orchestra and Huy Duc-Tenor)
8/ Liber Tango – A. Piazzola 3’
9/ Porgy and Bess – George Gershwin 5’45 (NSUT Vanh Khuyen- soprano, Manh Dung –Baritone)
10/ Mambo from West side story – Leonard Berstein 3’30 (Orchestra and Dance and Chorus for “Mambo”) from second 19 to the end
11/ Un bel di Vedremo (4’) from Madama Butterfly- G. Puccini (Orchestra and Huong Diep- Soprano)
12/Ly Ngua O – Do Kien Cuong 10’ (Orchestra only)
13/ In a Persian Market – Albert Ketelbey 7’30 (Orchestra and Chorus)
14/ Can Can from Orpheus in the underworld – Offenbach 2’ (Orchestra and Dance)
15/ Brindisi from La Traviata – G.Verdi 3’30 (Orchestra and Anh Vu -Tenor, To Loan -Soprano and Chorus)
16/Radezky March – J. Strauss 3’ (Orchestra and audiences)


Ticket prices: 600,000; 500,000; 400,000; 300,000 and 200,000VND. All tickets available at Hanoi Opera House.
For free delivery, call: 091 348 9858, 098 306 7996, 097 737 7456

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Hanoi Opera House
1 Trang Tien str, Hanoi


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