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Music event: Christmas music/carols – The Hope Choir
December 22, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM(donation)
The Hope Choir have a Christmas performance at their blind centre in Lac Trung – Saturday 22 December @ 3pm.
We hope as many people can attend as possible to support them. Apart from being blind they are amazing singers and musicians in their own right What Triem and his wife Thanh have achieved is amazing
If you would like more information please contact Stella – firstname.lastname@example.org – we will have a donation envelope for the choir.
The below is the invitation from Triem:
Trân trọng kính mời qúy vị dự buổi hòa nhạc :
Giai điệu tình bạn – Giai điệu Giáng sinh
We are honoured to invite You and Friends to a
“Friendship Melodies- Christmas
21b Lac Trung Street-Hanoi blind Rehabilitation and Vocational centre
1. Friendship Melodies (choir)
An die Freude — Ode to joy – F. Schiller-L.v.Beethoven-
Suliko (Georgian folk song)
You Raise Me Up
Là haut sur la montagne (Swiss)
Siyahamba (South Africa)
Alma LLanera (Venezuela)
A medley of Russian folk songs
Music in the forest- Nhạc rừng (Vietnamese)
2. Selection of traditional folk melodies (Hope Choir musicians)
3. Christmas Carols
The performance ends with a selection of popular Christmas carols (including from Venezuela, France, Ukraine. Spain)
About “HOPE”: “HOPE” is formed by 16 remarkable visually – impaired singers and folk instrument musicians. They practice under the guidance of pianist Ton That Triem – recipient of an Honorary Diploma of the International Tchaikovski Competition – and opera singer Nguyen Xuan Thanh – Special Prize Winner of the International Singing Tchaikovski and Glinka Competitions- Russia
“HOPE” have performed before special guests such as the former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon (2009), former Australian governor-general Mrs. Quentin Bryce, His Majesty the King of Malaysia, former US President Bill Clinton (2015), the President of Haiti Parliament (2017), etc to name a few.
Recently, “HOPE” had the honour to perform at the 70th Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka 9-3-2018, the National Day of South Africa 4-2018, the National Day of Switzerland 1-8-2018 and other friendship, benefit Concerts.
– “The HOPE musical performance added value to the Celebration of the 70th. Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka” – Hasanthi Urugodawatte Dissanayake, Ambassador of Sri Lanka
“I now have had the opportunity to hear your choir on two occasions – and each time it moves me deeply to hear the beauty that your students create. Thank you again for providing these students with access to the splendor that music provides” Remarks by Mr. M. Marine, former US ambassador – Ton That Triem concert