In a recent performance, "Montra Vientiane", in Laos, the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) has taken another musical journey that brought it closer to our immediate neighbour.
The Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maj Prateep Suphanrojn brightens the music scene in Laos with its ‘Montra Vientiane’ concert.
As the concert title suggests, the programme, which recently took place at the 1,500-seat Laos National Culture Hall, is packed with Lao songs, except for Felix Mandelssohn's Violin Concerto In E-Minor, Opus 64, performed by Mahidol College of Music's young talent Korn Roongruangchai, and Lao Duangduen, the immortal piece of Thai classical music, composed by a young Siamese prince. Of course, we could not have a friendship event without this ever popular bittersweet song.
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