Toyota Motor Asia Pacific and Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) in cooperation with Vietnam Performing Arts Centre (Department of Performing Arts - Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) officially introduces that the Toyota Classics 2017. The only concert night will be held at 20:00, Nov 04th 2017 at Hanoi Opera House. This is the 20th Toyota Classics to be organized in Vietnam and also marks the 28th anniversary “Music that moves lives” in the Asia Pacific region.
In the 20th year of organization, Toyota Classics 2017 has the participation of Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (RPCO) – one of famous with long history from England, under the baton of conductor Anthony Weeden and violinist David Juritz. Especially, Toyota Classics 2017 will also has the return of young pianist Luu Hong Quang – who achieved many awards in Piano in Australia, with performing experience with famous orchestras such as Queensland, Metropolitan (Sydney), Wuhan (China),… currently he is teacher in Australia Music Performing Institute (AMPA). With talents and creativeness of young pianist Luu Hong Quang, in combination with the professional Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, the program will bring emotional music melodies to audiences. With annual organization of Toyota Classics, TMV shows efforts in contribution to enhance the quality of spiritual life in the community, as well as contribute in the development of culture in Vietnam.
With main theme “Truly Classics”, this year program of music bristles with drama and romance, with pieces that were written for the Opera House, some as incidental music for the theatre and others for dramatic occasions such as Handel’s Water Music, written at the bequest of King George I, for a concert to be performed on a barge as it floated down the River Thames, and Elgar’s Salut d’Amour, an engagement present to his fiancé.