Exhibition Featuring Austrian Composer Opens in Hanoi | Culture – Sports
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – The Austrian Embassy in Hanoi, in cooperation with the National Library of Vietnam, Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) and the Arnold Schoenberg Center, organizes an exhibition on Arnold Schönberg and the new Viennese school.
The exhibition featuring photos of the composer’s life and career will be available at National Library of Vietnam from July 8 to 22.
Arnold Schönberg (1874-1951), who also developed the twelve-tone technique, and his students, notably Alban Berg and Anton Webern, are among the most influential composers of the 20th century. They marked a new era in the history of music.
The exhibition will be accompanied by performances of the works of the mentioned composers by musicians from the VNSO, Vietnam Academy of Music and Schubert in a Mug under the musical direction of VNSO Principal Conductor Maestro Honna Tetsuji.
It opened at 4 p.m. on July 8 at the library.
It will be followed by a concert with arrangements of Viennese waltzes by Arnold Schönberg, Alban Berg and Anton Webern.
Other performances with works by these composers will take place on July 16 and 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the same location.
This exhibition is part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Austria./.