Classical music trio to play Hanoi

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The classical music trio Aurora, consisting of three former students of the Vietnam Academy of Music, will play the Goethe-Institute in Hanoi June 20.

According to a press release from the institute, Nguyen My Huong (violin), Nguyen Hong Anh (cello) and Tran Thai Linh (piano), who first played concerts as the trio in Hanoi and Haiphong in 2011, will play the works of Schumann, Halvorsen, Beethoven and Piazzolla.

Nguyen Hong Anh studied cello from 1995 to 2004 at the Vietnam Academy of Music. In 1999, 2000 and 2004 she was a member of the Asian Youth Orchestra and went on many concert tours to countries all around the world.

In 2005 she played in the CISMA Orchestra in China. 2009-2010 she studied at the Franz Liszt University of Music in Weimar. She is first cellist in the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra.

Nguyen My Huong, who often plays in the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra, studied violin at the academy from 1992 to 2005.

She then studied at the University of Music and Drama in Graz. In 1999, 2000 and 2006 she was a member of the Asian Youth Orchestra and the PMF orchestra and thus took part in concert tours to Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Canada, Australia and the US.

Both Hong Anh and My Huong now teach at the academy.

Tran Thai Linh completed his piano studies at the academy in 2006 and did his master's degree under the guidance of Prof. Tran Thu Ha (Vietnam Academy of Music) and Prof. Max Olding (Queensland University, Australia).

Thai Linh won Second Prize at the International Piano Competition A.S.K.M Gold Coast VI.

The Goethe Institute is located on 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hanoi. Admission to the Aurora show is free. The show begins at 8pm.

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