Concert stars top classical musicians
The 2013 Melody of Autumn, (Giai ñieäu muøa thu) the annual concert performed by the Hoà Chí Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera, is popular with audiences as it features performances by leading Vietnamese musicians such as violinist Buøi Coâng Duy, pianist Nguyeãn Bích Traø and dancer Ñaëng Linh Nga. This years concert will be scaled up, with hundreds of professional domestic and overseas artists appearing, including the capital's Buøi Coâng Duy and Nguyeãn Quoác Baûo from Vieät Nam's National Academy of Music. German pianist Hinrich Alpers and Norwegian choreographer Johanne Jakhelln Constant will also feature heavily. The show, which runs for seven nights, will be held from August 16 to 22 at the Hoà Chí Minh City Municipal Theatre.