93-year-old pianist performs at Hanoi Opera House

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A special concert featuring 93-year-old pianist Thai Thi Lien was held at Hanoi Opera House on Sunday, Dec 11 to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Vietnam National Conservatory of Music.

The senior artist, whose son is the talented pianist Dang Thai Son, performed with her daughter, pianist Tran Thu Ha. Both are former lecturers of the conservatory.

A graduate from the Prague Conservatory of Music, People's Artist Thai Thi Lien is one of Vietnam's first female professional pianists, and one of seven founders of the Vietnam school of music, which is now the Vietnam National Conservatory of Music.

Lien came to Hanoi from Canada, where she is now based, several months ago to practice for the concert, the Saigon Tiep Thi Newspaper reported on Friday.

Hanoi Opera House is located on 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District.

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