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Saigon Classical to stage Passionato concert
Kieu Giang
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Saigon Classical to stage Passionato concert

Kieu Giang

A poster of the Passionato concert, which will be held at the Southern Women’s Museum in District 3, HCMC - PHOTO: COURTESY OF ORGANIZERS

Pianists will gather at a Passionato concert which the Saigon Classical Music Group will hold on March 31 at the Southern Women’s Museum in District 3, HCMC.

Pianist Nguyen Khanh Linh Linh will open the show by playing the song Step On My Cat while duo Lea Gilmore and Aidan Gilmore will perform Trong Com, a folk song of Vietnam. Do Nguyen Minh Thu will present Johann Sebastian Bach’s Prelude and Fugue No. 2 in C minor, WTC and Le Minh Chu Tu will perform his own song Thank you to wrap up the first half of the show.

Veteran pianist Nguyen Thi Uyen Sa will be a major artist in the second part of the show by playing a series of Frédéric Chopin works, including Étude Op. 10, No. 12 in C minor, Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp Minor, Op 66, and Scherzo No. 2, Op. 31 in B-flat minor, and Franz Liszt’s Étude de concert, S. 144, No. 3, “Un Sospiro.”

Sa will join pianist Truong Thi Hoang Dung for a performance of Erlkönig, D. 328 by Franz Schubert/Greg Anderson and later share the stage with violinist Ho Dang Hoi in the performance of Frédéric Chopin’s Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. posth. for Violin & Piano and Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20.

Pianists Nguyen Thi Uyen Sa and Truong Thi Hoang Dung will join with violinist Ho Dang Hoi to wrap up the concert by performing Brahms’s Hungarian Dance No. 5 for Violin & Piano.

Spectators are advised to register in advance via, and make a minimum contribution of VND100,000 to help maintain the group’s operations.

The concert will take place from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Southern Women’s Museum at 202 Vo Thi Sau Street, District 3, HCMC.

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