Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese pianist Luu Hong Quang was held on the evening of October 3, leaving a strong impression on classical music lovers in Hanoi.

Despite his young age of 28, Luu Hong Quang’s talent has earned him numerous prestigious global piano awards, including first prize at the Chopin Piano Contest and third prize at the Val Tidone International Music Competition, among others. He is now the youngest lecturer at Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Australia.

The solo concert Piano Series No.3: Évolution at Hanoi Opera House is special to him as it marks his return after ten years living and working away from Vietnam.

Évolution Concert marks Luu Hong Quang's return after ten years living abroad.

 

Luu Hong Quang told Vietnam News Agency that Hanoi Opera House was very special for him as it was where he had his first public performance. 

“After all, I just want to make the most out of what I have learnt to play to audience in Vietnam,” said Quang.

The concert draws attention from a large number of music lovers.

Coming to the concert, audience was taken to the vast magical world of piano music, seeing the marvelous transformation of musical languages all the way from the late 18th century to the end of the 20th century through various pieces by Beethoven, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, etc.

Coming to the concert, audience was taken to the vast magical world of piano music.

 

Bui Minh Anh, an audience member from Hanoi said that she had been a big fan of Quang for a long time but that was the first time she had seen him playing on stage with her own eyes. 

“I’m so into the symphony by Beethoven that he played at the very beginning,” she added.

Cassandra, a Scottish audience told reporters: “He is so impressive, the way he moves his whole body is captivating to watch and his music is beautiful.”

Notably, all proceeds of the concert goes to “Cap la yeu thuong” charitable programme by VTV24.-VNA