Bangkok Post reviews
Timeless tunes to help HIV patients
- Writer: Bangkok Post Editorial
- Published: November 12, 2013 at 8:11 am
Leelawadee Quartet will give its first grand concert for charity at the National Theatre on Nov 23 at 7pm.
Leelawadee Quartet might not be a familiar name in the modern music scene but the small group of professional musicians have enchanted many Thai classical music lovers with their easy-listening tunes during the past 10 years.
Next week they are going to have their first full-scale concert entitled "Rewind Remind Concert by Leelawadee Quartet" at the National Theatre, Rachinee Road, on Nov 23 starting at 7pm.
This is a rare chance to experience chamber music performed by a local string ensemble of this aptitude and the repertoire will include music and songs from the group's latest album Rewind Remind.
Released six months ago, the album features the newly re-arranged timeless hits by the late music guru Samarn Karnjanaphalin, a National Artist in 1988 in the field of performing arts (international music). Among them are Rak Khun Kao Laew, Rak Pak Jai, Sao Sa-uen and Thee Rak.
The concert is held with the aim to raise funds to help the HIV-infected patients at Wat Phrabat Nampu in Lop Buri. It will also feature many guests artists including Pongsit Khampee, Sunaree Ratchasima, Uthen Prommin and many other musicians from Baicha Song Record.
Leelawadee Quartet comprises Suwan Manosorn (violin and mandolin), Pichart Nilpart (accordion and violin), Pipat Suanchupol (cello) and Prasit Sikhum (viola). However, the group are often joined by Uthai Kumchaya (viola) and Channarong Manorom (flute). The group has regularly performed at Mezzaluna State Tower in Silom.
Tickets cost 700-1,500 baht from Thai Ticket Major. Call 02-262-3456 or visit www.thaiticketmajor.com.