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 - 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?
The capital is hosting a star-studded music festival in honour of late musician Trinh Cong Son on February 29. The two-day show, titled Ru Mai Ngan Nam (To Lull Over a Millennium), includes performances from famous names such as Tran Thu Ha, Thanh Lam, Tan Minh and boy band Anh Em (Brothers). Friendship Cultural Palace , Tran Hung Dao street , Ha Noi. Source: Vna … [Read more...] about Show pays tribute to musician Trinh Cong Son
Though the collection of royalty for Trinh Cong Son’s music has not been settled, many music shows will be held to commemorate the 7th death anniversary of this legendary musician.Being awaited every year is a show organized by Hoi Ngo club in Binh Quoi Tourist Zone in HCM City. Themed “At the Parthouse” on April 2, this year’s show will introduce songs from two collections of Trinh Cong Son’s songs, “Tu Tinh Khuc” and “Khoi Troi Menh Mong”.With the highest investment so far, the organizing board design two major stages with large-sized screens to serve around 5,000 fans.Night clubs in HCM City have also had special shows to commemorate Trinh Cong Son and it seems to have agreements between them because these shows don’t coincide with each other. For example, Khong Ten club will organize the show on March 22 and 23, Yesterday on March 28-30, M&Toi on April 6, etc.“The most important thing in organizing a Trinh music … [Read more...] about Trinh Cong Son’s death anniversary commemorated
Following two music shows “Mountain Shadow” held in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, the same event themed “Hue-Saigon-Hanoi” will be opened at An Dinh Palace based in Hue central city at 7:00pm today.The event, jointly organized by the province’s Hue Arts and Literature Association and late musician Trinh Cong Son’s family, will feature performances of famous local singers like diva My Linh, Duc Tuan, Quang Dung, Kasim Hoang Vu, Uyen Linh, among others. The audience will have a chance to watch it for free, according to musician Le Phung - a member of the organizers. It will be also aired on a wide screen in front of the palace, and broadcast live on the local TV channel, he added. Yesterday, a night music event titled “Trinh Cong Son – mot coi di ve” took place at Hue-based Saigon Morin where spectators could enjoy his immortal love songs. Also the same day, Phuong Nam bookstore in the city’s 15 Le Loi Street introduced three … [Read more...] about Trinh Cong Son’s love songs hit Hue palace