The ukulele has two obvious selling points: it is affordable and easy to carry.
The Filipino audience outdid themselves Saturday night at Carnegie Hall by giving an ovation to every number of the 80-member Philippine Philharmonic.
IT WAS a hectic week for pianist Cecile Licad. She flew to Manila in the last week of May, rehearsed at one school with an orchestra, and later flew to
IN WHAT has been described as the first time a Manila-based Filipino orchestra has played in the United States, the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), a resident company of the Cultural
The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, the country’s leading professional orchestra, undertakes a historic project this June by traveling to the United States and performing at the world-renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.
A debut at Carnegie Hall meant to showcase a young composer was abruptly canceled after management realized it featured a snippet of a Nazi German anthem.
Not so long ago Fakira roamed the mean streets of the Afghan capital, hawking magazines for 13 U.S. cents apiece to support her poverty-stricken family. Next month, the 15-year-old cellist appears in America’s most prestigious concert halls, performing alongside other former street children and orphans of Afghanistan’s decades of violence.