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Fil-Am violin prodigy marks Manila debut Monday night

Bascon: Key to a
good performance
is getting to the
zone where
nothing exists but
you and themusic.

Fourteen-year-old Filipino-American violinist Bradley Bascon debuts in Manila today at Ayala Museum with a program consisting of an E Minor Mozart sonata and a D Minor Wieniawski violin concerto.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Licad recital discovers new music venue

ST. BENEDICT Chapel at Ayala Westgrove Height

Music-lovers from Manila discovered a perfect recital venue when pianist Cecile Licad “debuted” at the St. Benedict Chapel in Westgrove Heights in Silang, Cavite, on the eve of Typhoon “Glenda.”

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Floy Quintos: ‘The best plays are not written, but rewritten with each production’

“FLUID” runs at the DLS-College of Saint Benilde, School of Design and Arts Theater.

To listen to playwright Floy Quintos reflect on the evolution of his play “Fluid” is to attend a virtual lesson in playwriting.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Theater | Read More »

MSO in concert with distinguished Mozart interpreters July 11

CECILE Licad. Showcasing the seldom-heard program.

The power of Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony, the beauty of a Mozart concerto, and two seldom-heard Mozart arias are the top attractions of the July 11 concert of Manila Symphony Orchestra (MSO) under the baton of Darrell Ang at Philippine Stock Exchange Auditorium, Tektite Tower, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Nora Aunor on stage–where she was just as stellar

SCENE from Aunor’s second play, “DH,”written by Ricky Lee

There is no way you can quantify the film credentials of Nora Aunor. She has won acting awards in cinema here and abroad, and the number just keeps growing.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »