According the statement at the press conference held on 17 July 2013, Toyota Vietnam Foundation (TVF) in cooperation with Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) organizes “Toyota Concert Tour 2013” in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. This year’s concert will contain 3 performance nights at 8.00 pm on 30 July 2013 at Ho Chi Minh Theatre and on 02 – 03 August 2013 at Hanoi Opera House.
Toyota Concert Tour 2013 is prepared and performed by Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO), under the baton of Japanese maestro Honna Tetsuji and brings music lovers various delicate melodies of Japan, Vietnam and the world with 2 works of Russian romanticism composer Tchaikovsky, the joyful Music for Symphony Orchestra of Japanese conductor-composer Yasushi Akutagawa, and the arrangement for symphony orchestra of the folk song “Xe chi luon kim” (Love duets of Bac Ninh) of the composer Tran Manh Hung. Besides, this year’s concert also gets the participation of Do Phuong Nhi, a 15-year-old talented violinist, with challenging Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 of Tchaikovsky.
Ticket of this concert includes 4 levels: S (special) level with price of VND 500,000/unit; A level with price of VND 350,000/unit; B level with price of VND 200,000/unit and student level with price of VND 100,000/unit. All ticket proceeds will be used for the “Toyota Scholarship for Vietnamese young music talents”.
On the occasion of Japan – Vietnam Friendship Year and 40 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan, Toyota also supports VNSO to organize “VNSO Japan Concert Tour 2013” at 7 big cities of Japan from 21 Sep 2013 to 01 Oct 2013 with the participation of narrator people’s artist Le Khanh and pianist Kodama Momo, imposing the cultural exchange between the nations, especially in the field of classical music.