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Jan 22. 2019
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Russian jazz trumpet player Alex Sipiagin will perform solo with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra at Prince Mahidol Hall of Mahidol University on January 26 at 4pm, as part of Thailand International Jazz Conference 2019.

Sipiagin has 16 recordings under his own name, and he has toured extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and Russia. He is known not only for his prowess on the horn, but also for his compositions and arrangements. 

Tickets cost from Bt400 to Bt1,500 at Thai Ticket Major. Call (02) 262 3456 or visit

Voice of an angel

Soprano Pijarin Wiriyasakdakul, a student at the College of Music, Mahidol University, whose professional repertoire includes Frasquita in “Carmen”, Gretel in “Hansel and Gretel” and Madame Silberklang in Mozart’s “The Impresario”, will be the guest soloist with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra’s “Heaven and Triumph”, recital at the university’s Prince Mahidol Hall on February 8 at 7pm and February 9 at 4pm.

The programme includes works by Shostakovich and Mahler plus the traditional Thai tune “Thep Banthom”.

Tickets cost from Bt400 to Bt1,500 at Thai Ticket Major.

Music, kites and skimboard

Chang Music Connection presents Rimpha Music Festival 2019 at Khao Yai on Thanarat Road KM 21 on February 16 featuring a wide range of artists including Musketeer, Max Jenmana, Stylish Nonsense, The Layers, The Proper Clan, Pretty Punks, BKing, Cocktail, Slot Machine, Joey Boy, T-Bone, Twopee Southside, Tattoo Colour, Scrubb, Boom Boom Cash and The Raven Doll.

The event also offers an international kite show, a vintage market, and CLA Skimboard.

Tickets priced at Bt1,300 are available at and as well as through 7Eleven counter service. 

Japan rocks

Sugizo - the Japanese rock guitarist of Luna Sea and X Japan – makes his Thai debut with the “Sugizo Live 2019 Cosmic Dance in Bangkok” concert being staged at Ultra Arena of Show DC on Rama IX Road on March 3 at 5pm.

Tickets are Bt2,000 and Bt2,500 available at or by calling (02) 203 04235. 

Gypsies in their souls

Music and lifestyle festival Gypsy Carnival returns with a bang for its fourth edition at Ton Phueng Farm, Suan Phueng, Ratchaburi on February 9.

This year’s theme is “Treasure Mountain” and the lineup includes Poo Pongsit, Hugo, Greasy Cafe, Singto Numchok, Joey Boy, Polycat, Yellow Fang and Phum Viphurit.

Tickets cost Bt1,500 at Thai Ticket Major.


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