Artists of the Saigon Choir are seen on stage of “A Broadway Journey” program in early 2016 – PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE HCMC CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC The concert, featuresclassical and popular music from around the world, designed to entertain arts lovers of all ages and nationalities at 8 p.m. on December 19. Audiences are promised to enjoy excerpts from the celebrated G.F.Handel’s Messiah, which has taken worldwide classical music lovers by storm. Saigon Choir will also perform delightful arrangements of such crowd-pleasing Christmas carols as “Joy to the world”, “Silent Night”, and “We wish you a Merry Christmas”, among other heart-warming melodies embodying universal messages of love and peace. The concert will feature the performances of leading classical artists, most notably Meritorious Artist Ta Minh Tam and soprano Pham Khanh Ngoc, the last-named artist coming second at the International Vocal Competition SLO-ASEAN in Singapore in October 2016. Under the tutelage of HCMC Conservatory of Music and Choirmaster Huynh Quang Thai, Saigon Choir comprises over fifty emerging classical singers and performers who have performed at “A Broadway Journey,” sponsored by the US Embassy in Vietnam and US Consulate General in HCMC, “International Voices,” featuring international artistic collaboration with Yale Alumni Chorus from the US, the “Carmen” opera sponsored by the consulate general of France in HCMC, and “Art at the Park,” by the Park Hyatt Saigon. “Luminous Night” will take place at the main concert hall of the HCMC Conservatory of Music at 112 Nguyen Du Street in HCMC’s District 1….