Da Nang’s residents had the opportunities to enjoy a series of concerts by a quartet from the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra on 26 and 27 June. The concerts were held to mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Viet Nam and Japan.
The quartet includes violinists Masakazu Saito, Shunichiro Saito, and Kumiko Nakagawa, and cellist Tetsuya Osawa.
The first concert took place at Nguyen Hien Dinh “Tuong” Theatre on 26 June night and featured well-known symphonies such as Canon (Johann Pachelbel), Divertimento (Mozart), Four Seasons: Spring (Vivaldi), and Diem Xua (Old Flame) by the renowned Vietnamese composer Trinh Cong Son.
The artists also delighted the children with their orchestra performance at the city’s General Science Library and performed for patients and doctors at the Da Nang Oncology Hospital on 27 June.
The non-profit concerts had been endorsed by the Japanese Embassy, the Da Nang Union of Friendship Organisations, and the Japan Business Association in Da Nang.
The concluding concert will be held at the U Cafe in the ancient town of Hoi An.
All concerts are open to the public.