Japanese performances in Hoi An

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(QNO) - A band of 4 Japanese string instrumentalists will give a series of performances and cultural exchanges in Hoi An and Da Nang city from June 26 to 28 on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic relations.

4 Japanese string instrumentalists of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
4 Japanese string instrumentalists of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra

4 members of the Japanese band are on the payroll of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. They include two violinists (Masakazu Saito and Shunichiro Saito), a violist (Kumiko Nakagawa), and a cellist (Tetsuya Osawa).

The event starts with a concert and a cultural exchange taking place at Nguyen Hien Dinh Theatre (155 Phan Chau Trinh, Da Nang city) at 19:30 on June 26. Then, these instrumentalists will put in their concerts and musical experiences for kids in Da Nang General Sciences Library and Cancer Hospital on June 27.

On June 28, their programme will be kept on in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province. There are two places for the event, a concert at U-café and a street music performance at Japanese Bridge.

A Japan Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance in Japan
A Japan Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance in Japan

It is known that the band will play some well-known musical pieces such as Canon (by Johann Pachelbel), Divertimento (by Mozart), Four Seasons: Spring (by Vivaldi), and especially Diem xua (You My Deep Sorrow by Trinh Cong Son).

The Japan Philharmonic Orchestra is a world-famous Japanese symphony orchestra. It was founded in 1956 and based in Tokyo. It is also well-known for its contributions to the cultural development via artistic and educational activities. Vietnamese pianist Dang Thai Son attended the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert in Japan on April 18.