HANOI, April 12th
A concert of classical music, organized by the St. Petersburg House of Music and the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Vietnam, took place on Thursday evening in the concert hall of the Academy of Music of Vietnam. This time, the performance from the series “Embassy of Excellence”, presented annually in Vietnam over the past few years, was also associated with World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day and the 85th anniversary of the first cosmonaut of the planet Yuri Gagarin.
Winners of international competitions and festivals Alexey Vovchenko (clarinet) and Alexey Kuznetsov (piano) played classical music by famous composers – Giuseppe Verdi, Robert Schumann, Igor Stravinsky, Sergey Rakhmaninov and others.
In the hall of the academy a photo exhibition “Star Son of the Earth” prepared by the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Hanoi was launched, telling about the life of the world’s first cosmonaut and his historical space flight.
The exposition and performance of the Russian musicians aroused great interest among the Vietnamese public and also among the representatives of the foreign diplomatic corps who attended the concert.
On Friday, Alexey Vovchenko and Alexey Kuznetsov will perform at the Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh’s conservatory.
Sourse : Tass.ru
Translation from Russian – Maria Osipova