The production is directed by the European theater director David Hermann, who was also responsible for Mozart’s Die Zauberflote (The magic flute) and the recent Die Freischutz (The marksman) the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO).
The 140-year-old classic is conducted by Askan Siegfried Geisler and Tran Nhat Minh with the participation of artists of HBSO, including Cho Hae Ryong, Pham Khanh Ngoc, Pham Trang, Phan Huu Trung Kiet, Dao Mac and others.
The plot centers round a ball due to be staged by the rich Prince Orlofsky. Einstein would love to attend but has been sentenced to eight days in prison for some minor offence. He nonetheless manages to attend in disguise, much to the surprise of Rosalinde.
In 2017, It was performed in the city.