German conductor Lior Shambadal of the Berliner Symphoniker orchestra will stage a concert at the HCM City Opera House on March 9, accompanied by the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO).

The event, The Sound of Germany, will feature violinist Le Ngoc Anh Kiet, a graduate of the HCM City Music Conservatory, performing compositions by composers John Williams of the US and Klaus Badelt of Germany .

The concert will feature Beethoven's Symphony No5 in C Minor, one of the composer's most popular works for orchestra. The work, which includes four chapters, was written between 1804 and 1808.

Under the lead of Shambadal, the orchestra will also perform Georges Bizet's Farandole from Suite L'Arlesienne and Edward Elgar's Nimrod from the Enigma Variations.

The evening will open with Beethoven's Egmont Overture.

It will continue with a solo performance by violinist Kiet playing Williams' Theme and Badelt's He's a Pirate, both for violin and the orchestra.

Born in 1950 in Tel Aviv, Shambadal studied viola, trombone and conducting at music conservatories in Salzburg , Vienna and Paris .

He has worked with international music producers and orchestras, including the Symphony Orchestra in Llubljana, Orquesta Filarmonica de Bogota in Columbia and Berliner Symphoniker.

Kiet, 47, a member of the Berliner Symphoniker and Berlin-Saigon quartet, has performed in HCM City and Hanoi several times in recent years.

He has also performed in Germany , France , Japan , China and the US .

The show will open at 8pm at the Opera House on 7 Lam Son Square in District 1. Tickets, ranging from 150,000 VND (7 USD) to 250,000 VND (12 USD), are available at the theatre’s box offices./.