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On 17 April 2013, Mikhail Shcherbakov will conduct a program at the Hanoi Opera House featuring pianist Irina Skobliakove Bui and her twelve-year-old daughter, Ylan Bui, as well as local ballet dancers.
Bach’s Concerto in C minor (BWV 981) and and Mendelssohn’s Concerto no. 1 in G minor will be performed during the first part. The second part will see the ballet Les Sylphides, one of the world’s oldest surviving romantic ballets, by revered composer Chopin and choreographer Mikhail Fokine.
Prof. Shcherbakov was named Russia’s Best Conductor in 2003 and is currently the artistic director and lead conductor of Russia’s Samara Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets will be sold for VND150,000 (US$8), 250,000, 350,000 and VND500,000 (US$24).