Violinist Veronique Mathieu from Canada (Photo: courtesy of Canadian Embassy)

Hanoi, (VNA) - A concert titled “Canada and Vietnam in Harmony” featuring artists from the two countries will take place on May 26.

Violinist Veronique Mathieu, an avid contemporary music performer from Canada, and leading artists from the Vietnam National Academy of Music, including pianist Pham Quynh Trang, violator Nguyen Thu Binh and the Aurora quartet of Nguyen Cong Thang, Nguyen My Huong, Nguyen Thu Binh and Nguyen Hong Anh will mark the first joint performance in Vietnam.

Mathieu will first play solo A. Prevost’s Improvisation and N. Milstein’s Paganinian and then join Vietnamese artists in C. Hatzis’s Coming to and G. Wunsch’s Partita Giocoso.

Mathieu has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, South Africa, South America and the United States. She has won awards at the 2012 Eckhardt-Gramatté Contemporary Music Competition and the 2010 Krakow International Contemporary Music Competition and is a three-time winner of the Canada Council Bank of Instruments Competition.

The concert will be held at the Vietnam National Academy of Music, 77 Hao Nam Street, Hanoi.-VNA