The Concert No.1 features “Six Metamorphoses after Ovid” (Benjamin Britten) performed by Vietnamese oboist Hoang Manh Lam; the Etude No.4 “Fanfares” (György Ligeti) played by pianist Ngo Phuong Vi; the “Path” (Toru Takemitsu) played by Japanese trumpeter Yuki Urushihara, among others.Composer György Ligeti (1923 -2006). Photo: Bardmusicwest.org
The concert will take place at 7pm on March 22 at Goethe-Institut Hanoi (No 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Hanoi). It opens free to public but a donation is encouraged. Recommended donation is VND100,000 ($4.3). Participation upon registration here.
Pianist Ngo Phuong Vi studied at the National Academy of Music. She holds a Bachelor Degree of Piano Performance at the prestigious Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, USA with a full scholarship and is currently a graduate student at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria.
Throughout her musical journey, Vi has been an annual guest at concerts with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra. She also gained national and international awards and played in masterclasses for celebrated piano professors including Dang Thai Son, Bernd Goetzke, Boris Berman and Michel Beroff, among others.
Meanwhile, Japanese artist Yuki Urushihara had graduated from Trumpet University and Graduate School in Germany. He has performed in many orchestras such as Tokyo Junior Philharmonic Orchestra and Asian Youth Orchestra. He currently works at the Sun Symphony Orchestra and teaches Trumpet and Ensemble at the Inspirito School of Music.