Swedish choir celebrates Sweden-Vietnam diplomatic ties

The Gustaf Sjokvist Chamber Choir of Sweden will perform along with Vietnamese artists at the HCM City Opera House on Saturday to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Vietnam.

The 33-member choir will open the night with a sequence of Swedish contemporary compositions. The highlighted work will be Forkladd Gud (A God Disguised) suite composed in 1940 by Swedish composer Lars-Erik Larsson to lyrics by Swedish writer and poet Hjalmar Gullberg. The Gustav Sjokvist Chamber Choir was founded by Gustav Sjokvist in Stockholm in 1994. The choir specializes in contemporary music, but will also perform works by Bach, Mozart and Brahms.

Source: VOV5