The Embassy of Spain in the Philippines will present “Suite Española” (Spanish Suite), an original performance which combines classical music and flamenco singing in search of a common ground, on June 7, 7:30 p.m., at Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Admission is free.
Bass-baritone Rainier Arthur P. Cruz will be performing a scene from the opera, “L’Elisir d’Amore,” by Gaetano Donizetti, as Dulcamara, in the graduation recital of his student, Elijah John Marquez, at the Dalisay Aldaba Hall, University of the Philippines (UP), Diliman, Quezon City.
The last U.S. orchestra to perform in Iran is considering what would be a groundbreaking return this year.
A rare Stradivarius violin, which was once stolen and offered for just £100 ($162, 118 euros) by thieves, sold at auction in Britain on Wednesday for £1.3 million ($2.3 million, 1.6 million euros).
By Lester G. Babiera
On the occasion of the 5th centennial of the arrival of the Europeans to the Pacific Ocean, Instituto Cervantes and the Spanish Embassy present the piano and violin concert “From Acapulco to Manila: Spanish Music Across Two Oceans.”