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Special Concerts with Violinist Bui Cong Duy

by H.N24 October 2017 Last updated at 08:00 AM

VTV.vn - One of the leading violinists in Vietnam, Bui Cong Duy will perform in a concert at Hanoi Opera House on October 25-26

For the first time in Vietnam, a solo violinist performed 4 consecutive concertos in one concert. Together with Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji, violinist Bui Cong Duy once again stunned local audiences.

Bui Cong Duy is the first son of Pham Thuy Loan a cello teacher and Bui Cong Thanh, a violin instructor. They introduced their son to the violin at the age of five.

At nine years of age he won first prize in the Autumn National Music Competition. He then went on to study in Russia’s Novosibirk State Glinka Conservatory. After graduating, he entered the Tchaikovsky Music Institute in Moscow from 1998 - 2003.

Duy won first prize in international violin contests organized in Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg in 1993 and 1995. He also won the Tchaikovsky International Music Competition for violinists under 18 in 1997.

He was later admitted to the Viruous Moskva Chamber Orchestra, becoming the first foreign member of the world-famous orchestra in its 24 year history.

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