The Metropolitan Opera series in high definition (HD) continues on November 18 at 6:30 pm at Greenbelt 3 Cinema 1 in Makati with Antonín Dvořák’s “Rusalka”. The event is made possible through the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the New York Met Opera and the Filipinas Opera Society Foundation Inc. in cooperation with the Ayala Malls Cinemas and Greenbelt.
By Pablo A. Tariman
The Cultural Center of the Philippines opened in 1969 with Lamberto Avellana’s “Golden Salakot: Isang Dularawan.”
Dance as a solo performance is akin to the writing process. There is just a solitary figure undergoing intense exploration of ideas to produce positive, transformative results.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
The music director of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), Olivier Ochanine, closed the 2013-14 season at the Cultural Center of the Philippines with a heavyweight composition, the famous “Alsa Sprach Zarathusra” (think “2001: Space Odyssey”), complemented by a slew of lightweights like the “William Tell” Overture (think “Lone Ranger”) and music from iconic movies like “The Magnificent Seven” and “Star Wars.”
Stephan Elliot’s musical play, “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,” will be staged at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila starting May 9.