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At the event, RoK’s artist Cho Eun Young played Piano Concert No 21 in C Major, K 467 composed by Mozart in 1785, together with the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO)’s symphony orchestra. Cho began studying piano at the age of four and won her first prize at 10.

Vietnamese violinist Tran Huu Quoc also attended the event. He had been taught to play violin by his father, composer Tran Huu Bich, at the age of five. He studied at the HCM City Conservatory of Music from 1980 to 1987 before going on to the Gnesin Academy of Music in Moscow, Russia where he graduated with distinction in 2000. He won the third prize at the International Competition Delphic in Russia later the same year.

The second part of the concert featured one of the most famous symphonies by Tchaikovsky - the great Russian composer, one of the most prominent musicians of European music romanticism of the 19th century - Symphony No.5

The concert opened with Mozart’s popular Overture to his opera, Le Nozze di Figaro (‘the marriage of Figaro’). The whole concert was conducted by the Korean conductor Kim Joon Cha, who is also a celebrated pianist./.

Compiled by BTA