Maryvonne Le Dizes, who waves the baton for the France-based Ensemble InterContemporain Symphony, will conduct a concert at the HCM City Opera House on March 9.

She will conduct the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO), and the event will feature works by composers such as Francesco Geminiani, Benjamin Britten, Astor Piazzolla, and Guillaume Lekeu.

It will also feature Mozart’s Symphony No 25 in G Minor, K183, one of the master’s most popular works for chamber orchestras.

The orchestra will perform Simple Symphony, Op.4 by Britten, a composer, pianist, and conductor, and one of the outstanding figures of 20th century British classical music.

Le Dizes won the first prize for violin and chamber music at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Paris in 1958.

She became the first woman to win the First Gold Paganini Prize in Genoa in 1962.

In 1983 she won the first prize at the International Competition of American Music in New York , the US .

She has performed in Europe, Japan , and the US.-VNA