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.”
THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra performs with featured cellist Ray Wang on December 13, at 8 pm under the baton of Japanese conductor Yoshikazu Fukumura at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Main Theater.
The Cultural Center of the Philippines presents violinist Kazuhiro Takagi on December 10 at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) at 7:30 pm. Assisting pianist is Josue Greg Zuniega.
Acclaimed Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa is to return to the podium this year, officials said Tuesday, after more than a year out of the limelight during his battle with cancer.
By Pablo A. Tariman
A curious chapter in the autobiography of National Artist for Music Lucrecia Kasilag revealed the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ best-kept opera-production figure.
By Pablo A. Tariman
Filipino pianist Cecile Licad continued her phenomenal mastery of the Chopin and Liszt repertoire with another electrifying recital in California and Boston.
By Mark Thiessen
After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, no one would have expected Sarah Jane Coffman to go anywhere near the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center once she was released.
By Geir Moulson
German composer Hans Werner Henze, whose prolific and wide-ranging work included a wealth of operas and 10 symphonies, died Saturday, his publisher said. He was 86.