VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese-American singer and composer Trinh Nam Son will stage a solo performance in HCM City this Saturday at a special show for fans celebrating his 30-year career. Son will perform with his colleagues, Viet kieu (overseas Vietnamese) singers Thuy Tien and Pham Phuong and veteran singer Le Thu. Around 2,000 people are expected to attend the show called Quen Di Tinh Yeu Cu (Forget an Old Love), which will begin at 8pm at the Hoa Binh Theatre. Though Son will be singing his love songs that shot him to fame in the 1990s, he said some of his latest works would be featured, with support from the Nguyen Quang Band. The 59-year-old artist said he would try his best to win over fans. "I'm not a wild man with long hair any more. I changed. But my music is still here," said Son during a press conference held in the city on Monday. The show's highlights will include Di Vang (The Past), Ve Day Em (Come Back to Me), Con Duong Mau Xanh (Green Path) and Nho … [Read more...] about Trinh Nam Son to regale HCM City
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VietNamNet Bridge - Events will be held around the country to mark the 10th death anniversary of famous Vietnamese songwriter, Trinh Cong Son, for a month from March 5 to April 4. The program will start with two music nights directed by Pham Hoang Nam at the HCMC Opera House on March 18 and Hanoi Opera House on March 24. A free touring live show by the Quang Dung singers will be start at Vietnam National University, Hanoi on March 27, before going to Nghinh Luong pavilion on March 3 and Vietnam National University HCMC on April 4. A music night called Hue-Saigon-Hanoi will follow at the Hoi Ngo club-house at Binh Quoi Tourist Area in HCMC's Binh Thanh District. The event is being organized by his younger sister, singer Trinh Vinh Trinh, MC Do Trung Quan and Cao Lap. … [Read more...] about A decade since Trinh Cong Son’s death
VietNamNet Bridge - The special music show to commemorate the 10th anniversary of composer Trinh Cong Son's death will be organized in HCM City on March 18 and in Hanoi on March 25. Trinh Cong Son's younger sister Trinh Vinh Trinh said that the program this year will be more special than the previous years because this year is the 10th anniversary of his death. The program will be a series of shows, not a single show. … [Read more...] about Trinh Cong Son’s music to be honored in Hanoi, HCM City
The late musician Trinh Cong Son A number of musical programmes will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 1 st and 2 nd to commemorate the late, renowned musician Trinh Cong Son. At the Reunion club-house, in the Binh Quoi 1 tourist area, there will be a programme entitled “Rung xua da khep” (the Old Forest Shut) at 7pm on April 2 nd. Nearly 2,000 complimentary tickets, for 4,000 seats over the two day period, were given out by March 30 th. On April 1 st, singer Anh Tuyet, a director of the ATB tea-shop, will have a performance with the ATB band in the Hoa Binh Theatre. A very significant event, on the remembrance day for the late musician, will be the debut of the Da Vang Charity Fund during a musical evening, “Me-Canh Chim Co Don” (Mother-Solitary Bird), at 8pm on April 1st at the Phuong Nam Book Café in the Go Vap district. The Fund will link with the Trinh Cong Son Library in Europe, and other lovers for Trinh over the world, as well as with … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City commemorates the late musician Trinh Cong Son
VietNamNet Bridge - A music work by late songwriter Trinh Cong Son is said to be similar to an American work. The information was posted on the Internet by a blogger and it has become a hot topic on online forums in recent days. Many fans were discontent when the famous songwriter was suspected to have copied the music of an American musician. However, it is easy to see the similarity between the melody of Trinh Cong Son's "Con Mat Con Lai" (Remaining Eye), written in 1992 and performed by "Nam Dong Ke" group, and Leroy Anderson's "The Syncopated Clock", which was written in 1945 and mixed in 1983 by Gontiti. However, most people don't believe that the famous Vietnamese songwriter copied music of others and said that it is a coincidence. "Composer Trinh Cong Son had no reason to copy music of others. If "Con Mat Con Lai" is rejected, Trinh Cong Son is still Trinh Cong Son," a reader commented. Trinh Cong Son's younger sister Trinh Vinh Trinh said that the doubt is offensive to … [Read more...] about Doubts that Trinh Cong Son pirate foreign music?