A program featuring works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn and Jean Sibelius takes place on Friday, November 14 at 8 pm at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater) with oboist Reynato Resureccion Jr., clarinetist Ariel Sta. Ana, bassoonist Adolfo Mendoza and French Horn player Jay-ar Mesa performing with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Olivier Ochanine.
The National Music Competitions for Young Artists (Namcya) celebrates 41 years of serving as catalyst in discovering and nurturing young Filipino musicians towards advancement of artistic performance, creativity, and Philippine music traditions. The event runs from November 18 to 23 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
Italian pianist Christian Leotta will perform on November 11, Tuesday, at 7:30 pm at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (Little Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
By Pablo A. Tariman
For more than a decade, pianist Ingrid Sala Santamaria has been holding classical concerts in the Philippine countryside in varied settings (not to mention playing and making do with inferior pianos).
By Anne A. Jambora
Joaquin Maria “Chino” S. Gutierrez was barely out of his toddler years, a mere child at 4, when he first pleaded his case to his parents: He wanted them to buy him a violin.