Tarmo Peltokoski, a 19-year-old protege of the legendary Finnish conducting legend Jorma Panula, will make history when he leads the Manila Symphony Orchestra in a special concert on Sunday, Oct. 6, 6 p.m. at the Hyundai Hall, Areté at the Ateneo de Manila Quezon City campus.
Program includes Sibelius’ “Lemminkainen’s Return, Op. 22/4” and “Violin Concerto in D Minor” and Beethoven’s “Symphony No.5 in C Minor.”
The concert also features 15-year-old violinist Jeanne Rafaella Marquez, first prize winner in the 2018 National Music Competitions for Young Artists as soloist in Sibelius’ “D-minor concerto.”
For tickets, tel. 8919999.
Meanwhile, distinguished Swiss cellist Thomas Demenga, a winner of the Naumburg Award, will make his Manila debut Thursday, Oct. 10 ( 8 p.m.) at the Carlos P. Romulo Hall, RCBC in Makati City with Filipino pianist Charisse Dumlao.
The Oct. 10 cello recital program includes Brahms’ “Sonata in E minor,” “Opus 38, Faure’s Après un Rêve,” Liszt’s “La Lugubre Gondola,” Dvorak’s “Waldesruhe and Rondo in G minor” and Schubert’s “Sonata in A minor (Arpeggione).” —CONTRIBUTED
For inquiries on Oct. 10 cello recital, tel. 0908-8930807.