Pianist Dang Thai Son reproduces winning performance

by PV11 March 2016 Last updated at 16:00 PM

VTV.vn - Vietnamese world-renowned pianist Đặng Thái Sơn gave an extraordinary performance in Hanoi last night 10/3.

His renditions of the music of Frederic Chopin captivated the audience for nearly two hours.

He performed Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, which won him the gold medal at the International Chopin Piano Competition, 35 years ago in Warsaw, Poland. 

Dang Thai Son was born in Vietnam in 1958. Studied in the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Russia, Dang Thai Son was awarded the First Prize and Gold Medal at the Tenth International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw in October 1980. He was also the first Asian pianist to win a top international competition.

The pianist has several performances on world’s renowned halls, such as as Lincoln Center in New York, Jordan Hall in Boston, Barbican Center in London, Salle Pleyel in Paris, Herculessaal in Munich, Musikverein in Vienna, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Sydney Opera House, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo.

He has played with a number of world-class orchestras such as the Leningrad Philharmonic, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Dresden Philharmonic, Warsaw National Philharmonic, Prague Symphony, Hungarian State Symphony, Moscow Philharmonic, Russian National Symphony, Vienna Chamber, Zurich Chamber, Royal Swedish Chamber and among.

He has performed with musical big names, Sir Neville Marriner, Pinchas Zukerman, Mariss Jansons, Ivan Fisher, Vladimir Spivakov, Dimitri Kitaenko, James Loughram, Jiri Belohlavek, Hiroyuki Iwaki, Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi, Pavel Kogan, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Sakari Oramo.

 

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