Piano-Flute duet concert in HCMC

The Duo, Luu Duc Anh and Nguyen Ly Huong who are both soloist musicians will work together to give their performance at French Culture Center L’Espace in Hanoi on December 9.

Piano-Flute duet concert in HCMC

This concert by the two young artists at L’Espace will bring the audience to a romantic atmosphere of French music, created by the sophisticated collaboration between flute and piano.
Luu Duc Anh was born in 1993 in Hanoi. He began studying piano at the age of 4 with his father, Associate Professor-Doctor-Artist of Merit. Luu Quang Minh, leading educator and performer of Accordion and Jazz in Vietnam.
From 2000 - 2011, he studied at the Vietnam National Academy of Music. After graduating the Intermediate level with Distinction, he continued his study at the Royal Conservatory Liège – Belgium.
The young pianist graduated his Bachelor degree in 2013 and Master degree in 2015, received a lot of praise for his interpretation of Franz Liszt’s Piano Sonata.
He has won several national and international music awards, such as the Second Prize at the “Classical Sonata” competition 2009 in Sydney – Australia, the Second Prize at the 1st International Piano Competition 2010 in Hanoi, the second Prize at the 9th Piano Competition of Belgium-Luxembourg 2014 in Liège – Belgium, the First Prize at the 2nd “Leopold Godowski” Piano Competition 2014 in Warsaw – Poland, the First Prize at the 33rd “Andrée Charlier” Piano Competition 2015 in Charleroi - Belgium.
In 2015, Duc Anh was voted as one of the 5 most outstanding students of the conservatory to contest in the Classic Academy competition, organized by Liège Philharmonic Orchestra.
In June 2017, he was one of the nine young pianists invited to the Marinaro Grand Prix and performed at the music festival "Piano à Collioure” in southern France.
He has performed in many stages in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland, Italy, Vietnam, Australia, Japan.
Flutist Nguyen Ly Huong born in 1990. She graduated from the National Academy of Music of Vietnam in 2014 at the excellent grade. She got a scholarship from the Malmo Music Academy of Sweden. She studied there under the patron of Professor Anders Ljungar-Chapelon, and graduated the school excellently.
Huong won the first prize at the International Flute Competition hosted by the Chinese city of in Nanning in 2013, First Prize for wooden trumpet concerto at National Chamber Music Spring Competition.
Huong was the only Vietnamese artist invited to perform solo in the famous orchestra Cover Garden of London in Toyota Classic program in 2014. She currently is a member of the Southeast Asian Youth Orchestra in Bangkok, Thailand.

By Kim Khanh

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