PPO organizes Virtual Pocket Performance on May 7
PASAY CITY, May 6 – The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra is hosting their next online concert series under the name The PPO Spotlight: Virtual Pocket Performances, which will air on May 7, 2021 at 8 p.m. Friday on the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
The May 7 concert program, which focuses on Star Wars, includes the following pieces such as The Mandalorian by Ludwig Göransson orch. Jose Carlo Tuazon will be performed by the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra; John Williams’ Princess Leia theme will be performed by violinists Dino Akira Decena, Christian Tan, Jose Carlo Tuazon and Berny Dulce Payte (violin), Joy Allan Dela Cruz (viola), Rey Casey Concepcion (viola), Gerry Graham Gonzales (cello) and Ariston Payte III (double bass); Cantina Band by John Williams arr. Hernan Manalastas will be performed by Glober Calambro (Trumpet), Edwin Matias (Trumpet), Adolfo Mendoza (Bassoon), Hernan Manalastas (Clarinet), Arnel Jacinto (Double bass), Jay-Ar Mesa (French horn), Ricson Poonin (Trombone)) , Aimee Dela Cruz (mallets), Ederic Sampedro (drums); Jascha Obieta Decena (piano); Star Wars Medley by John Williams arr. James H. Burden will be performed by the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra.
The PPO Online Pocket Performance Series, which runs from February to July 2021, is a program of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra that can be viewed from the PPO FB page and CCP YouTube as platforms. (CCP)