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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.
Free of charge tickets can be collected from 5 November in HCMC at the following locations:
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
17 Nov – 02 Dec 2017, 8 pm
Where: HCMC Conservatory of Music, 112 Nguyen Du Str, Dist 1
When: 20:00, 17/11 – 02/12/2017