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Autumn Melody concert to be held in Hanoi

A concert entitled Autumn Melody 2018 will be held at the Hanoi Opera House on August 16 under the baton of conductor Le Phi Phi.

The concert will provide music lovers with well-known masterpieces of symphonic music, ballets and operas, as well as contemporary dancing and classic Vietnamese works.

The first part of the concert will include works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Edvard Grieg, performed by pianist Ji Sung Lee from the Republic of Korea.

The second part will feature famous opera pieces by Giuseppe Verdi, performed by Vietnamese opera singers, such as Meritorious Artist Vanh Khuyen, Phuong Thao, Manh Dung and Dinh Chuc, together with the Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of Vietnam National Opera and Ballet.

Meritorious Artists Tran Ly Ly and Nguyen Hong Phong will serve as artistic director and stage director for the concert respectively.

Since it began in 2005, the annual Autumn Melody concert has received a lot of support and contributions from hundreds of local and foreign artists, and is regarded as a place for Vietnamese and foreign musicians to meet and exchange on the latest in music news, and where music lovers can enjoy a great experience.

The biennial music show has been organised since 2013.