French pianist Marie Vermeulin will perform in HCM City and Hanoi next week.

She will play famous works by Claude Debussy, including Pour le piano (For the Piano), Estampes (Prints) and Preludes, and Olivier Messiaen's Ile de Feu I&II (Island of Fire I&II). In May 2006, Vermeulin won second prize at the International Maria Canals Competition in Barcelona, and she also came second at the Olivier Messiaen International Competition in Paris in December 2007.

The 29-year-old artist will perform on Feb. 7 at the HCM City Conservatory, 112 Nguyen Du street, and at l'Espace, French cultural centre, Hanoi, 24 Trang Tien street, on Feb.9 at 8pm./.