Piano prodigy makes City debut
Anh will appear with the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet and Symphony Orchestra and present Liszt’s Piano Concerto No 1 in E Flat Major and Grande Polonaise Brilliant by Chopin. Renowned conductor Tran Vuong Thach will direct the 30-minute performance.
To open the one-hour concert, Anh will perform solo romantic pieces by Mozart, Chopin and Liszt. She will also perform folk tunes by the late composer Nguyen Van Thuong, one of the country’s most talented classical music artists.
“I decided to perform in
Anh’s love for piano began when she was only 15 months old, when her parents, both musicians who graduated from the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music, began teaching her.
By the age of four, she enrolled in a special training programme for gifted young musicians at the Sydney Conservatory of Music. A year later, she gave her first live performance on MBS-FM radio and since then has given numerous media performances.
Anh received her associates’ degree in piano when she was nine.
In 2003, she was selected to perform at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music in townsville,
She went on to win a prize for young artists at the Vienna International Pianists’ Summer Festival in
Anh has also taken several international music prizes, including this year’s Yamaha Youth Piano
Competition and the Kawai Open Piano Award.
After scoring second highest in the nation in 2003 on
The concert takes place at 8pm on Friday at the Ho Chi Minh Conservatory of Music,