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“RONY FORTICH IN TRIPLE THREATS: THE COMPOSERS AT CCP”

Multi-awarded composer Rony Fortich is the third and final featured artist in Triple Threats: The Composers on October 22, 2015 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) at 8:00pm.

Billed as Best Seat In The House 2, Rony Fortich brings his musical perspective to the CCP Little Theater for another celebration of music and friendship. It is an evening of stories and songs, all told from the piano bench – the best seat in the house.

Repertoire for the concert consists of excerpts from the Trumpets musicals “Mr. Noah’s Big Boat” and “Bluebird of Happiness”, Upstart Productions “Breakups and Breakdowns” as well as a number of songs Fortich has written for different artists and productions.

Joining Fortich onstage are Ring Antonio, Cathy Azanza-Dy, Caisa Borromeo, Mayen Cadd, Steve Cadd, The CompanY, Red Concepcion, Bituin Escalante, Topper Fabregas, Sheila Francisco, Audie Gemora, Carla Guevara-Laforteza, Lana Jalosjos-de Leon, Cole Laparan, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, Franco Laurel, Fred Lo, OJ Mariano, Pinky Marquez, Lorenz Martinez, Simone Martinez, Gab Medina, Giannina Ocampo, Timmy Pavino, Sweet Plantado-Tiongson, Kyla Rivera, Kakki Teodoro, Gabo Tiongson, Shiela Valderrama-Martinez, Mikki Villa, Morissette, Cris Villonco, and The Philippine Madrigal Singers.

Triple Threats: The Composers is presented by the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Individual concert tickets are Php1200, Php1000 and Php800.

For details, contact the CCP Box Office at 832-3704.

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“PHILIPPINES TO HOST ASIAN COMPOSERS LEAGUE FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE”

THE 2015 Festival-Conference of The Asian Composers’ League (ACL) will present concerts, lectures, conference, and workshops linking new music and nature under the theme of Likha-Likas: Reconfiguring Music, Nature, and Myth on November 6-11, 2015.

The Asian Composers’ League is an international organization of composers, music practitioners, and music enthusiasts. Member nations include the Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pacific islands like New Zealand, Australia and Western Asian nations like Turkey and Israel. Various independent composers not affiliated with a national chapter also hold ACL memberships. 18 years have passed since the Philippines hosted the International Festival and Conference of the Asian Composers’ League (ACL).

The 33rd Festival coincides with the integration of ASEAN, music from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam will enjoy greater visibility than in previous festivals.

This international event is made possible through the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the Asian Cultural Council (ACC), the Japan Foundation Asia Center, The University of the Philippines Center for Ethnomusicology, UP Office of International Linkages, UP Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts, University of Santo Tomas and its Rector Office, the College of St. Benilde and its Department of Sound Design and Arts, and Centro Escolar University (CEU).

The schedule is as follows:

 Saturday, November 7, 2015:

           ·          9:00 AM: Workshop-Demo by renowned composer Chinary Ung;   Black Box Theater, School of Design & Arts, College of St. Benilde

           ·          1:00 PM: Concerts of Art Songs, Ethno-Pop & Electronic Music;  Black Box Theater, School of Design & Arts, College of St. Benilde

           ·          3:30 PM: Workshop by  Taiwanese electronic music  composer Yu Chung Tseng; Black Box Theater, School of Design & Arts, College of St. Benilde

           ·          7:30 PM: Young Composers Prize (Competition); Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino, Cultural Center of the Philippines

 *Workshops on the music of Thailand and Cambodia will be held at Centro Escolar University led by Koji Nakano, Maria Christine Muyco & Sophy Keo. Featured Cambodian group: “The Tray So”.

  Sunday, November 8, 2015

            ·          1:00 PM: Young Composers Forum;  CCP Main Theater Lobby

            ·          2:30 PM: Composition Workshop led by Dr. Jonas Baes;  CCP Main Theater Lobby

            ·          4:30 PM: Traditional Music Concert featuring music from Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand; Main Theater Lobby, Cultural Center of the Philippines

            ·          8:00 PM: Concert of Orchestral Works by Asian Composers, Josefino Chino Toledo, conductor. CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo

*The Opening Ceremonies is invitational. Other events will also be held at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music.

This international event is made possible through the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Cultural Center of the Philippines,  the Asian Cultural Council (ACC), the Japan Foundation Asia Center, The University of the Philippines Center for Ethnomusicology, UP Office of International Linkages, UP Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts, University of Santo Tomas and its Rector Office, the College of St. Benilde and its Department of Sound Design and Arts, and Centro Escolar University (CEU).

For more information, please email asiancomposersleague.ph@gmail.com

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“Tricks and Musical Treats, A PPO Family Concert”

WATCH Flowanda the explorer of the land of Volcano Milava as she leads the children to learn more about volcanoes in “Tricks and Musical Treats, A PPO Family Concert” at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on Sunday, October 25, 2015  at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater) at 4:00 PM. The concert, subtitled “Flowanda and the Guardians of Volcano Milava” will feature the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) with Olivier Ochanine, conductor, in a concert for children of all ages. The concert introduces the symphony orchestra and its music to children and families in a fun way. The concert will be directed by award-winning actor Liesl Batucan.

Pre-concert activities starting at 2:30 PM will include a musical instruments petting zoo wherein children can experience playing different orchestral instruments assisted by the members of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra. There will also be trick or treat and lobby activities. The children are encouraged to come in their costumes.

For more information, please call the CCP Marketing Department at 832-3704 or Ticketworld at 891-9999.

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