Hanoi’s 1000 years anniversary will be celebrated with a grandios concert project hosted by Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra: Staging of Mahler’s 8th Symphony with musicians, choir singers and soloists from all over the world. Transposition contributes with musicians from The Norwegian Army Bands, violinist Stig Nilsson and three soloists: Anna Einarsson (soprano), Otto Katzamaier (bass) and Zoltán Nyári (tenor).
Truls Sanaker, Norwegian Army Bands reports from the rehearsals in Hanoi: “It is a great pleasure and honor to be a part of the celebration of Hanoi 1000 year. To rehearse and play Mahler symphony nr. 8 together with many hundreds of musicians and singers from many countries is just a great kick I wish all musicians could experience. Thinking about the close history of Vietnam it is a very emotional happening that musicians from all over the world can get togethet and make great moments. This brings hope for the future.”