The Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok is hosting a
charity concert in aid of the Friends of Ratchaprasong Fund on
Thursday, 2 September 2010.
H.E. Admiral M.L. Usni Pramoj, Privy
Councillor and accomplished musician, began composing his first
String Quartet last April when the nation was facing its most
serious turmoil in recent years. As work on the music progressed,
a story emerged almost of its own volition.
movement portrays rural life, whereas the second movement portrays
the red shirt tide of demonstrators sweeping over Bangkok and
occupying key areas of the city. The third movement expresses an
outpouring of grief, from all sides, for the hurt inflicted upon the nation, while
the fourth and last movement does not tell a story, but instead,
projects the hope that Thais will find a fair resolution, come together to rebuild the
nation so that normalcy shall be restored, to be once again
united in peace.
The evening starts at 7:00 pm with a
cocktail reception in the Pimarnman Room followed by the
performance of the String Quartet after which a four-course set
menu will be served.
H.E. Admiral M.L. Usni Pramoj will be
on the viola, with Tasana Nagavajara on the first violin and
Siripong Tiptan on the second violin, with Kittikhun Sodprasert on
With the support of the members of the
Ratchaprasong Square Trade Association, tickets are being sold for Baht
3,500 net per person.
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