Ascending Dragon Music Festival
|Country and Region||Vietnam — Hanoi|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||USA, and Hanoi; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam|
|Festival Contact Information|
Southwest Chamber Music
The Ascending Dragon Music Festival is a cultural exchange festival that includes American and Vietnamese artists. Performances take place both in Vietnam and the USA. In 2010, the festival is part of the celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the founding of Hanoi. Performances by Grammy Award-winning musicians from the Southwest Chamber Music and Vietnamese musicians and faculty from the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi will take part. Numerous premieres by Asian artists will take place at the Vietnam National Academy of Music, the Hanoi Opera House and the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory Concert Hall. In addition, world premiere performances by Alexandra du Bois, Kurt Rohde, Phạm Minh Thành, and Vu Nhật Tân will take place at the Hanoi Opera House that are newly commissioned works.
|Festival Dates||March 10 - 21, 2010|