The grand hall at the Vietnam National Academy of Music on 77 Hao Nam street in Hanoi is set to host the concert, with the event aiming to showcase the country’s gratitude to medical workers, soldiers, and volunteers operating on the frontline of the battle against the COVID-19 epidemic.

The occasion will see performances from a number of leading artists, including Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji, oboe artist Hoang Manh Lam, and local violinist Nguyen Thien Minh.

Elsewhere, pianist Nguyen Huy Phuong, who is also the deputy director of the Vietnam National Academy of Music, along with pianist Nguyen Trinh Huong, who is an organiser for the Vietnam Connection Music Festival, will also be participating in the event.

A number of famous pieces of music will be showcased throughout the concert, such as Gioachino Rossini Overture from the opera “La Gazza Ladra”, J.S Bach Concerto performing the oboe and violin in D-minor, F. Poulenc Concerto and the Orchestra in D-minor, and Ottorino Respighi’s opera “Pini di Roma”.

This large-scale national concert is poised to draw the participation of over 130 artists from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra, the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra of the Vietnam National Academy of Music, in addition to the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet Theatre.