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Artists to perform classical masterpieces

Oboe player Hoang Manh Lam will perform with foreign artists at the concert. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HA NOI — Vietnamese and foreign artists will perform together at a classical music concert on September 29.

They will perform London Trio No 3 for Flute, Oboe and Bassoon by Joseph Haydn, a collection of Vietnamese folk songs by Dang Huu Phuc, Trio Op13-2 for Flute, Bassoon and Piano by Amedee Rasetti and Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano by Andre Previn.

The artists include Oliver Wild (flute), Hoang Manh Lam (oboe), Yuta Yasutake (bassoon), Nguyen Quynh Chan (piano) and jazz pianist Sakai Haruka.

Wild was born in Germany and began learning the flute at the age of nine. He later received lessons from flautists of the Augsburg Theatre and the Bavarian State pera in Munich, before embarking on his studies at the University of Music Saarbrucken. Very recently, Wild finished a Master of Music course at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Wild has participated in numerous competitions and masterclasses throughout Europe. Since March 2018, Wild has been the principal flautist for the Sun Symphony Orchestra in Ha Noi.

Lam started studying the oboe at the Viet Nam National Academy of Music and got a Master’s Degree in 2014. During his studies time, he rehearsed and performed in chamber groups and joined several domestic and foreign orchestras in Japan, China, the US and Sweden. Now he is principal oboeist for the Viet Nam National Symphony Orchestra.

Yasutake was born in Japan. He started to playing bassoon when he was nine years old. He is currently associate principal bassoon player of the Sun Symphony Orchestra in Ha Noi. He is bassoon reed maker as well, many amateur and professional players enjoy playing bassoon with his reed.

Pianist Chan, 30, began to interact with music through a keyboard under the guidance of maestro Prof Luu Quang Minh, former vice director of the Viet Nam National Academy of Music. In 2009, she received a scholarship from the Australian International Music Academy (AICM), where she attended a three-year university course in Sydney. She always hopes to bring what she has learned and cultivated to everyone, so that the number of music lovers is increasing.

Jazz pianist, comporser Haruka is a self-taught artist when she first listened to jazz at the age of 10. She came to the Senzoku College of Music to receive formal training in jazz. Now she teaches jazz music in Ha Noi.

The concert will take place on 8pm, September 29 at V-Art Club, 241 Xuan Thuy Street, Cau Giay District, Ha Noi. — VNS



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