Toyota Classics 2013 to take place in Hanoi
Toyota Classics 2013 – the 16th of the annual concert in Vietnam -
is scheduled to take place at the Hanoi Opera House on November 5 with
the spotlight on Eastern European rhythms.
This year’s event
will be is held by Toyota Motor Asia-Pacific and Toyota Motor Vietnam
(TMV) in co-operation with the Vietnam Performing Arts Centre and the
Department of Performing Arts under the Ministry of Culture, Sport and
The concert will see the performance of the North
Czech Teplice, one of the top Czech orchestras under the baton of
Canadian maestro Charles Olivieri-Munroe, as well as Vietnamese violist
Nguyen Huu Nguyen, who won many music awards in Paris.
Doan Thi Yen, Deputy Director of TMV said through the event, Toyota
hopes to contribute to Vietnam ’s culture and classic music
development by giving a good chance for Vietnamese music talents,
teachers and students to learn performance experience from famous
symphony orchestras in the world.
The proceeds from the concert
will go to the “Toyota Scholarship for Vietnamese Young Music Talent”
programme, which aims to assist excellent students studying in five
music training schools under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and
Tourism, Yen said.
Toyota Classics has been organised annually
from the mid-1990s with many tours to countries in the Asian Pacific
region. By now, a total of 171 concerts have been held, attracting
almost 214,000 audiences.
As scheduled, Toyota Classics 2013
will travel to 4 countries which are Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and
Brunei from November 5-16.-VNA