THE PROGRESS OF ESTALISHMENT OF VNOB
TYPICAL ARTISTS IN GENERATIONS
- Vietnam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB) was established in August 6, 1959 at the Cau Giay Art Sector, Hanoi.
- On August 6, 1959, The National Symphony Orchestra was established with 114 musicians.
- In 1961, VNOB’s Choir was established with 120 singers and named as Vietnam National Opera Symphony Orchestra.
- In 1964, Ballet Theatre was established. Then the name of the theatre changed to Vietnam National Opera Ballet Symphony.
- In 1985, The Symphony Orchestra was split to a new unit. Up to now, its was renamed the Vietnam National Opera Ballet.
After over 50 years of establishing and developing, VNOB performed many Symphonies, Opera and Ballet of the world and Vietnam with high quality, reaching and International Academy Standard.
- Composers: Conductor – People’s Artist Quang Hai, Conductor – People’s Artist Trong Bang, Conductor – People’s Artist Tran Quy – Meritorious Artist Vu Luong – Meritorious Artist – Meritorious Artist Phu Quang, composer Nguyen Van Hiep, Musician – Nguyen Huu Hieu and some others.
- The famous art directors: Meritorious Artist Van Ha, Meritorious Artist Vo Bai.
- Choreographer: People’s Artist Group Long – Ly Thai People’s Artist Xuan Dinh People’s Artist – The People’s Artist Cong Nhac – People’s Artist Pham Anh Phuong…
- The well-known artists: People’s Artist Bui Huy Hieu, Meritorious Artists Tran Mau. Particularly the class first pioneering artists such as People’s Artist Bui Gia Tuong, People’s Artist Trung Kien – Guiyang People’s Artist, Meritorious Artists Quang Hung, Meritorious Artists Bich Lien, Meritorious Artists Hoang My, Meritorious Artists Phan Phuc, Dau Ngoc Meritorious Artists, Artists Ton Triem, Meritorious Artists Manh Chung, Meritorious Artists Manh Tuan.
- The Soloist: Meritorious Artists Khac Hue, Meritorious Artists Hoang My – Y Lang, composer Phu Quang, Ngo Lam, Thang Long, Vanh Khuyen, Xuan Cuong.
- Artist of Ballet: Meritorious Artists Hong Linh, People’s Artist Kim Quy, People’s Artist Ha The Dung, Meritorious Artists Quynh Lien, Meritorious Artists Thuy Hanh, Meritorious Artists Le An, People’s Artist Kieu Ngan, Meritorious Artists Chuc Quynh, Meritorious Artists Luu Lan, Meritorious Artists Tuyet Dung, Meritorious Artists Han Giang, Meritorious Artists Phan Luong, Meritorious Artists Nguyen Thi Can, Meritorious Artists Quynh Nga.
- People’s Artist: 11
- Meritorious Artists: 40
- Masters degree: 2
- Bachelor: 87
List of Emeritus Artists working in VNOB
- Trần Ly Ly
- Hà Mạnh Chung
- Lê Thị Vành Khuyên
- Hoàng Xuân Cường
- Nguyễn Thị Chúc Quỳnh
- Trần Thị Bích Hường
- Nguyễn Thị Quỳnh Nga
- Nguyễn Thị Cần
- Phan Văn Lương
- Đàm Hàn Giang
- Trần Thị Tuyết Dung
- Labor Medal Rank III in 1989
- Labor Medal Rank II in 1999
- Labor Medal Rank I in 2009
- Independence Medal Rank III in 2014
- 2nd Labor Medal Rank in 2019
Dozens of staff and artists have been awarded Certificates of Merit, Commendation of Merit by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as well as other relevant branches and provinces.
Total number of staff and actors:
- Full time employee: 125 persons
- Contractual employee: 45 persons
- Number of staff, actors, employees who were retired: 146 persons
- Freelance: 25
- Board of Directors: 3 persons
- Art Department: 6
- General Administration: 13
- Performance Organizing Department: 9
- Ballet Group: 23
- Opera: 16
- Orchestra: 37
Ballet – Opera – Symphony & chamber music. There are also the opera excerpts, dance drama and other general programs