(2016.4.20) OSN concert "An Evening with Tchaikovsky"
Under the direction of guest Professor, Jongwhi Vakh, the National Symphony Orchestra will offer today its third season concert "An Evening with Tchaikovsky" in the Guaraní Theater, with free access for the public.
In 2003, Pedro Vakh won third prize in the New Millennium, Ukraine competition. He has received several more awards.
PEDRO VAKHORQUESTA NATIONAL SYMPHONY (OSN)
The gala "A Night with Tchaikovsky," which will be the third concert season of the National Symphony Orchestra, will be held from 20:30 at the Teatro Guarani (Oliva and National Independence street).
In this opportunity will lead the orchestra, the Korean master Jongwhi (Pedro) Vakh, solid and recognized professional with international career. The concert will be dedicated to the famous Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and his works. The public will hear: Italian Capriccio, Op 45; Marcha Eslava, Op 31; and Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique".
Professor Pedro Vakh is living in Villa Elisa, for six years. He came to Paraguay as KOICA volunteer and decided to stay. "I like the fresh air, rich water, but it is very hot and there are mosquitoes. I feel very comfortable in this country, "he said in a very good Spanish.
Vakh graduated from the Korean National University of Arts with the title of Artistic Director Professional. Later, he continue studying at the "Conservatory Tchaikovsky" in Moscow (Russia), and the Mission University, US.) Among their concerns concrete figure of greater cultural exchange between Korean and Paraguayan musicians.
About the concert tonight argues that the works of Russian composer are very difficult to interpret. "Symphony No.6 is a very dramatic, very sad, very heavy and difficult to play. Tchaikovsky committed suicide nine days after its release, "he said. The eastern musician performs artistic works with OSCA and forming children and young people of Earth Sounds project teacher.
This will be the first time that direct a concert OSN. "I'm happy with this opportunity," he said.