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Russian conductor, pianists to perform in Hanoi

Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 12:47 GMT+7
Russian conductor, pianists to perform in Hanoi
Russian conductor Mikhail Shcherbakov

The performance, which features Bach’s works and classic ballet pieces under the baton of famed Russian conductor Mikhail Shcherbakov, will take place today.

The show, which will be held at 8pm on Apr 17 at the Hanoi Opera House, features performances by pianist Irina Skobliakove Bui and her 12-year-old daughter Ylan Bui, a gifted young pianist, as well as local ballet dancers.

Bach’s Concerto No. 3 in C minor for piano and the string instruments and F. Mendelssohn’s Concerto No. 1 in G Minor for piano and the orchestra will be performed during the first part.

The second part will see the ballet titled Les sylphides (The Sylphs), one of the world's oldest surviving romantic ballets, by revered composer Chopin and choreographer Mikhail Fokine.

Prof. Shcherbakov was named Russia’s Best Conductor in 2003 and is currently the art director and lead conductor of Russia’s Samara Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets are sold for VND150,000 (US$ 8), 250,000, 350,000 and VND500,000 (US$24).

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