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London Symphony Orchestra to return to Hanoi in October

The world-renowned London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will return to Hanoi for Vietnam Airlines Classic – Hanoi Concert 2019 on October 5 night, organisers said at a press conference on September 24.

London Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1904 by a collective of the most talented musicians
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This is the third consecutive year the British orchestra has performed in Hanoi, during which nearly 100 artists will bring world-class works to local audiences.

The concert will be opened with the Vietnamese national anthem Tien Quan Ca (The Marching Song) by Van Cao.

The repertoire will continue with works by great composers such as Louis Hector Berlioz, Gustav Mahler, Antonin Dvorak, Johannes Brahms, Eric Alfred Leslie Satie and Benjamin Britten.

Like the previous years, the LSO concert will take place at Ly Thai To Square by Hoan Kiem Lake. The concert will be brought to an even larger audience via big screens placed on Dinh Tien Hoang walking street and Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square.

Vietnam Airlines Classic – Hanoi Concert 2019 is an annual cultural even included in the cooperation agreement between the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and Hanoi.

Founded in 1904 by a collective of the most talented musicians in London, over the past 100 years the LSO has pursued its strong commitment to bringing top quality music to audiences all over the world.

Owned by its members, and comprising nearly 100 talented artists from many nations, the orchestra continues to showcase high levels of talent – as well as being a regular presence at the Barbican in London, with about 70 shows each year, the LSO also performs more than 70 international concerts annually.