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Young pianists excel

by PV/VTV23 August 2016 Last updated at 14:49 PM

(Photo: hoinhacsi.org)
(Photo: hoinhacsi.org)

VTV.vn - Larger numbers of Vietnamese classical musicians are entering competitions abroad, we take a look at Vietnam’s growing musical talents in the following report.

Vietnamese pianists successfully competed in two recent competitions in the United States. The players, from 9 to 18 are considered the seeds of future potential international-standard artists. The classic Polonaise being played passionately.

Solo piano melodies by famous classical composers such as Franz Liszt... Classical music filled with emotion is expressed through the music of these little girls and boys.

People become musicians through different avenues, but People’s Artist Tran Thu Ha has been responsible for shaping their development. She was also head of a delegation of 7 young contestants to two children’s piano competitions held in the US recently that won 25 awards. This is the first time the group participated in such competition and they did well. Returning to Vietnam, they will continue to practice, ready for future competitions.

"It’s very good. Our starting point is just like anywhere else. If the young people have the opportunity to learn, they’ll develop into real talents. These are remarkable victories but are just the first steps to help them move forward", People's Artist Tran Thu Ha - Former Director of Vietnam National Academy of Music - said.

Being able to learn from the competitions, and being recognised are the biggest rewards for these musicians They not only bring pride to their own family, but also the development of the country’s classical music scene.

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