Do Hong Quan

Do Hong Quan was born in 1956 into a family of musical traditions. His father, Mr. Do Nhuan, was a famous musician and composer of Vietnam and the former General Secretary of the Association of Vietnamese Musicians.

Do Hong Quan began his studies on piano at the age of 6 at the Vietnam National Conservatory and completed the 11 year piano course. In 1976 he was sent to study composition and conducting at the Moscow State Conservatory in Russia and graduated with honors in 1981 (Red Diploma). In 1991 and 1992 he studied composition and conducting at the Paris National Conservatory.

Beginning his professional career in Hanoi in 1986, Do Hong Quan has served as Head of the Department of the Vietnam Opera-Ballet Theatre, Vice-Director of the Hanoi Youth Theatre, Conductor of the Hanoi Conservatory Symphonic Orchestras, and is currently the Dean of the Composition Faculty at the Hanoi Conservatory.

His most well known works are Variations for Piano, Four Pictures for Oboe (or Flute), Piano and Percussion, Rhapsodie Vietnam for Grand Symphonic Orchestra, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, and the ballet The Mists, which won the State Musical Prize. He has also conducted the symphony orchestras of the Moscow State Film Studio, the Tashkent State Opera House (Uzbekistan), and the Grand State Symphonic Orchestra of Vietnam.

Do Hong Quan — Bon buc tranh (Four Pictures)

An unusual flute recital piece by one of the leading Vietnamese composers (chairman, composition department, Hanoi Conservatory); published for the first time. Four contrasting movements based on the sounds of Vietnamese folk music with contemporary harmonies. Includes alternate oboe part instead of flute. Optional piccolo. 2 percussionists play tam-tam (including improvised cadenza), tom-toms, cowbell and bass drum.

Suited for:


For Flute (or Oboe), Two Percussion, Piano, 10-11 minutes.
MC-0160 . . . $38.00

Do Hong Quan — Tieng Rung (Song of the Jungle)

A challenging contemporary trio for flute, alto flute and bass flute by one of the leading contemporary Vietnamese composers, Do Hong Quan, chairman of the composition department at the Hanoi Conservatory. Rhythmically complex, this short, atonal work for flutes includes an improvisational section.

Suited for:


For Flute Trio (Flute, Alto Flute and Bass Flute), 5 minutes.
FL-0161 . . . $19.00

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