After a successful run in Chicago and New York, Noli Me Tangere, an opera based on Philippine national hero Jose Rizal’s best known novel, will go on stage at the prestigious Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts here next month, on August 8 and 9.
By Pablo A. Tariman
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.”
By Antonio C. Hila
“Mostly Mozart” opened the 29th concert season of the Manila Chamber Orchestra Foundation (MCOF) at Tektite Tower Auditorium.
By Pocholo Concepcion
A new Hotel-Casino in Manila is said to be rushing to finish the construction of its own performing arts theater by November, so that Canadian pop superstar Celine Dion could inaugurate it with a special, strictly-by-invitation performance.
By Angelica Y. Yang
I walked into Lorenzo (Enzo) Medel’s humble home with his concert program stuffed inside my bag. I was going to have it autographed by the winner of several prestigious competitions: the Namcya (National Music Competition for Young Artists), PTGP (Piano Teachers’ Guild of the Philippines) and the UP College of Music and National Steinway Piano Competition.