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VEANA Fores, Jorge Araneta, Stella Marquez-Araneta, José Pardo, Marilyn Pardo, AntonioMarquez PHOTOS BY POCHOLOCONCEPCION

In the 1970s, contemporary music branched out into different directions, giving birth to heavy metal, funk, punk, jazz fusion and disco. These varied genres spilled over into the ’80s, many of the artists achieving major success and influencing lots of fans.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

6 things you didn’t know about Moonpools and Caterpillars


Before Kimi Ward entered the picture, Jay Jay Encarnacion wasn’t just the band’s guitarist, he was also the lead singer. Gugut Salgado, the band’s drummer, joked, “Jay was singing on the demo. We almost broke up actually because he wanted more royalties.”

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

7 int’l artists, 5 Pinoy acts, loads of surprises

The Paper Kites

The Wanderland Music and Arts Festival 2014, presented by River Island and Globe, will be mounted by Karpos Multimedia on May 17 at the Globe Circuit Events grounds in Makati.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Korean classical duo, Tribute to the Thomasian, Father Maramba perk up music scene

UST Symphony Orchestra and UST choirs performing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Perking up the musical scene recently was a bouquet of classical concerts. An Ayala Museum date by Korean classical singers, soprano Yun Kyoung Yi and baritone Daesan No, with Filipino collaborative pianist Najib Ismail, has become the talk of the town.

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

‘Rondalla’ goes global


The 4th International Rondalla (Plucked String) Festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines saw local and foreign bands interacting and collaborating in performances, all true to the festival theme this year “Kuwerdas ng Pagkakaisa (Strings of Unity).”

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

The Three Tenors’ Manila connection explored

THE THREE Tenors—Pavarotti, Carreras, Domingo—with conductor Zubin Mehta (second from left)

The Three Tenors concert phenomenon is nearly a quarter of a century now. This year is the 24th anniversary since that memorable performance at the ancient Baths of Caracalla in Rome on July 7, 1990, featuring tenors Placido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti. Of course, the latter is gone now, having passed away in 2007 at age of 72.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lopez Museum mounts concert tribute in honor of Lucio San Pedro

MAESTRO and professor Lucio D. San Pedro, National Artist for Music

The Lopez Museum & Library and Orchestra of the Filipino Youth (OFY) will pay tribute to the late National Artist for Music Lucio D. San Pedro with a concert on April 5 at 2 p.m. at the museum.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Let the good times roll


The promoter sounded worried. She was texting us about the Macklemore concert, saying that she hopes tickets would move a little faster. That was a week before the gig.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pianist Aries Caces stuns UP audience


Pianist Aries Caces stunned his listeners in a recent concert presented by the University of the Philippines College of Music at the UP Abelardo Hall.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Multi-awarded Korean opera singers invade Manila

DAESANNo, Yun-Kyoung Yi

An evening of opera awaits classical music lovers as two of Korea’s multi-awarded singers, soprano Yun-Kyoung Yi and baritone Daesan No, perform on March 27, 7 p.m., at the Ayala Museum, Makati City.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

2014 ‘Tribute to Thomasian’ features Fr. Maramba, Korean classical musicians

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) Conservatory of Music, in cooperation with the Cultural Center of the Philippines, presents the UST Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Korean conductor Jae-Joon Lee, with Filipino and Korean classical artists, in the concert “Tribute to the Thomasian 2014,” on March 30, 6 p.m., at the CCP Main Theater.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

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