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Local, int’l vocalists to join HBSO concert
Kieu Giang
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Local, int’l vocalists to join HBSO concert

Kieu Giang

German soprano Katharina Kutsch

The HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will hold a concert featuring renowned German soprano Katharina Kutsch, HBSO soloists, choir and wood wind quintet tonight at the Opera House in District 1, HCMC.

In “Underneath The Starry Sky” concert, the audience will have the opportunity to listen to extracts from popular operas and aria and duo songs in the world, including an aria of Susanna in “The Marriage of Figaro”, a romantic aria of Don Giovanni in “Don Giovanni” by W.A.Mozart and an aria “Nessun dorma” of prince Calaf in “Turandot.”

Other popular pieces include Barcarole, one of the most beautiful duo songs, from “Les contes d’Hoffmann” by German composer J. Offenbach; “Song to

Pianist German soprano Katharina Kutsch - PHOTO: COURTESY OF HBSO

the Moon” from “Rusalka” by A.Dvorak; and R.Schumann’s “In der Nacht” (in the night) and “Zigeunerleben.”

Artists will also sing beautiful songs by F.Schubert, including “Geuss, lieber Mond”, “Nacht und Träume”, “Nachtstück” and “Wanderer an den Mond”, and pieces by F.Menndelssohn, J.Brahms, C.Debussy, Henri Duparc and George Crumb.

Participating in the show are leading opera artists of HBSO, including Cho Hae Ryong, Pham Trang, Pham Khanh Ngoc, Meritorious Artist Tran Hong Vy, Pham Duyen Huyen, Dao Mac, Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen, Vo Nguyen Thanh Tam, Phan Huu Trung Kiet, and Nguyen Thu Huong and German pianist Pauliina Tukiainen.

Tickets are priced at VND550,000, VND400,000, VND350,000, VND200,000 and VND80,000V for students. The City Opera House is located at 7 Lam Son Square, District 1, HCMC.

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