Artists from the HCM City Music Conservatory will perform along with RoK zither artists from the Deobureosup Music troupe in HCM City. (Photo courtesy of the HCM City Music Conservatory)
HCM City (VNA) - Two concerts at the HCM City Music Conservatory will feature artists of Vietnam and the Republic of Korean (RoK) this weekend.

The Asian Melodies event, to take place tomorrow night, includes 17 Korean artists from the troupe Deobureosup Music, one of the region’s leading traditional music troupes.

Vietnamese and Korean folk pieces, including Tro Ve Tay Nguyen (Returning the Central Highlands), Heothuntrum and Phannoreum, will be performed.

They will play traditional instruments, including the Gayageum (Korean zither-like string instrument), Geomungo (Korean stringed musical instrument of the zither family with both bridges and frets), and Geomungo Sogeum and Piri flutes.

The Deobureosup was established in 2014 and is known for both traditional and contemporary music styles. It has won several top prizes at traditional music competitions and festivals in the RoK and other Asian countries.

Asian Melodies will also feature Vietnamese artists, including Nguyen Hong My Linh and Le Thi Thu Thao of the HCM City Music Conservatory.

The April Concert event will feature the Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra led by conductor Tran Vuong Thach. The performance includes works by Beethoven, Strauss, Rossini, Bizet and Carl Maria von Weber.-VNA