Singer Dao To Loan is a prominent soprano vocalist of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet, and is also one of the most famous Opera artists in Vietnam recently. Not only shining with classical Western music, she has shown many traditional Vietnamese music works and her own songs in many Vietnamese and international art shows.
To Loan has been studying vocal since 2006 and was awarded a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from Vietnam National Academy of Music in 2014. Here, she pursued the Opera subject under the direction led by Assoc. Prof. Tran Thi Ngoc Lan and Norwegian classical professor Siri Torjesen.
In 2012, she received a scholarship from the Goethe Institute in Hanoi to study in Bonn and Frankfurt, Germany and study here for 5 months. In the summer of 2014, she received a scholarship from Transpose to attend the Lidal North Opera Workshop in Oslo, Norway. She then returned to Vietnam and graduated with a master’s degree in Vocal Performance in 2016. In 2017, she received a 9-month scholarship in Austria.
In the process of pursuing a music career, To Loan has achieved many achievements domestically and internationally. In 2011, she won the First Prize of the Sao Mai Contest, one of the most famous national vocal contests in Vietnam. In 2014, she won both first prizes at the Lidal North Opera Workshop in Oslo. In 2018, she continued to conquer the first prize of the Southeast Asia Opera Contest 2018 in Singapore. And recently, in 2019, she was awarded a Gold Medal at the green path 9 Singing Festival, and a Gold Medal for Professional Competition 2019 and won the Second Prize of the Vietnam Opera Contest 2019,
From 2016 until now, To Loan is a soloist singer at Vietnam National Opera and Ballet. In addition, she also performs as a guest artist with many local and international orchestras. She has made several recordings with her own music, released in Vietnam and appeared regularly on national television.
During her career at the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet, she succeeded with many leading roles in famous operas such as “Miss Sao” (Do Nhuan), “Red Leaves” (Do Hong Quan), “Sculptor” (Do Nhuan), … At the same time, she is also a soloist singer in major concerts of VNOB such as “Around the world”, “Rock Symphony”, …