Concert Music of the 20th century - concert nr. 12: Junction

HAN 11.11.2022 © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Fri, 11.11.2022

8:00 PM

Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Rudolf Moser Spielmusik Op.79 No.1
Sandeep Bhagwati Music of Crossings
Michael Edgerton Thrush
Nobert von Hannenheim Sonata for Viola & Piano
Miklós Maros Claris
John Adams Hallelujah Junction


The 20th Century Music Concert Series officially kicks off its 12th concert. The concert will be part of a series of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Goethe-Institut in Vietnam. In celebration of this significant milestone,the Goethe-Institute is extremely honored to invite the famous German pianist, Moritz Ernst to Vietnam and playing unique contemporary compositions with the musicians from Inspirito. In the concert, he will perform solo and chamber music with musicians in Vietnam, clarinetist Tran Khanh Quang and Violist Svetlana Golubovskaya.

In addition, this is also an ideal opportunity for Inspirito to introduce to the Vietnamese public one of the most famous compositions of composer John Adams, Hallelujah Junction for 2 pianos, performed by 2 young pianists Vu Cong Tuan and Nguyen Thi Bang Linh.


Moritz Ernst (*1986)
Moritz Ernst © privat began playing the piano at the age of 5 and shortly afterwards received lessons from teachers at the Detmold University of Music. After graduating from high school at the age of just 16, he began his artistic training there, with an additional minor in musicology. In 2005 he moved to the Musikhochschule Basel to complete his studies there in 2008 with Jean Jaques Dünki.

Already during his studies he began an active concert career at home and abroad, which he expanded to include performances with the harpsichord after additional harpsichord studies at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.

Moritz Ernst cultivates an extraordinarily broad repertoire, ranging from baroque virginal music to modern music, often switching between harpsichord and piano in the same concert.

In the field of modern music, he works with leading contemporary composers (Klaus Huber, Sandeep Bhagwati, Wolfgang Rihm,...), who often dedicate works to him.

In addition to his worldwide activities as a soloist and under conductors such as Gabriel Feltz and Mario Venzago, Moritz Ernst regularly gives master classes at venues such as the Stuttgart University of Music, the Malmö Royal Academy, the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the Boston Conservatory.

Moritz Ernst is a member of the Steinway Artists.

Svetlana Golubovskaya (*1986)
Svetlana Golubovskaya © privat took a violin class under the guidance of Prof. Zotova Galina when she was 7 years old. After that, she continued studying the viola in the Republican Music College and graduated from Belarusian State Academy of Music in 2010.

She has been the prize-winner of several International Competitions: Second Prize in E.Koka in 2005 (Kishinev, Moldova), Third Prize in M.Elsky in 2008 (Minsk).

She took part in many viola master-classes with Prof. Yu.Bashmet, Vl.Rodin, Ul.Schneider; and on chamber ensemble with Prof. D.Draganov, N.Kozhukhar, Dm.Subow, R.Krimer.

She plays in various chamber ensembles and orchestras such as: Chamber Soloist of Minsk, Ricercar, The Pocket Symphony, Young Belarus,... She has also taken part in the international festival: The Youth Symphony Orchestra of the CIS (2008), International Youth Festival Bayreuth (2010, 2011),...

She worked as a principal viola in the Bolshoi Theater of the Republic of Belarus and music teacher at the Academy of Music.

She is currently a principal viola of the Sun Symphony Orchestra in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Tran Khanh Quang (*1983)
 Tran Khanh Quang © privat earned his Bachelor’s degree for clarinet at Vietnam National Academy of Music, Master degree at Temple University (USA) and Doctoral degree at North Texas University (USA). During his study, he has worked with well-known musicians such as John Scott, Kimberly Cole Luevano, Paul Demers, Ricardo Morales, Greg Raden, Vu Dinh Thach. He has performed at multiple music festivals with domestic and US-American orchestras. Tran Khanh Quang serves now as lecturer at the Vietnam National Academy of Music and is also an artist of the acclaimed wind brand Buffet Crampon and Vandoren Paris.

Nguyen Bang Linh (*2000)
Nguyen Bang Linh © privat was an Excellent student at the Vietnam National Academy of Music under the guidance of Dr. Dao Trong Tuyen. After studying Piano Performance for 9 years in the Intermediate Level, she became the valedictorian and was admitted to the University level in 2018.

In 2019, she entered the Liszt Ferenc Conservatory in Budapest and graduated with Outstanding Excellence in 2022 under the guidance of Prof. Nádor György, Dr. Borbely Lászlo, Prof. Falvay Attila, ...

Vu Cong Tuan (*1998)
Vu Cong Tuan © privat started studying Piano in 2018 at the Vietnam National Academy of Music (VNAM) under the guidance of lecturer Nguyen Huy Phuong.

During his studies, he has participated and won prizes in many competitions such as: Silver Prize in the China - ASEAN International Piano Competition in 2019; Diploma finalist in the Vietnam International Music Competition for Violin & Chamber music 2019 in the category ‘Chamber music for Piano and Strings’.