Classical music lovers in Hanoi will have an opportunity to once again enjoy famed American conductor Dorian Wilson when he leads the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra at concerts to be held on April 25 and 26 at the Hanoi Opera House.

Under the baton of Wilson, the musicians will perform Georges Bizet's Symphony, Edvard Grieg's Peer, Gunt's Suite No 1 and Duke Ellington's Suite at the concert, which is titled The Fire of April.

Tickets are priced from 200,000 VND (10 USD) to 500,000 VND and are available at the Opera House at No.1 Trang Tien Street .

Wilson has received widespread acclaim, especially in Germany, Russia and America, where in 2010 he opened the 2010/2011 season for the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera with a concert of Schubert's and Shostakovich's 5th symphonies.

In October 2011 he conducted a Beethoven concert with famous artists Harriet Krijgh, Kim Barbier and Matsuda Lina in Hanoi.

In recognition of his work over the years, Wilson has been made Permanent Guest Conductor of the St Petersburg Symphony.-VNA