Sa­longa and the PPO

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MU­SI­CAL DI­REC­TOR, con­duc­tor, and ar­ranger Ger­ard Sa­longa, cur­rently the di­rec­tor of the ABS-CBN Phil­har­monic Orchestra in Manila and As­sis­tant Con­duc­tor of Hong Kong Phil­har­monic, will be the guest con­duc­tor for the third con­cert of the Philip­pine Phil­har­monic Orchestra (PPO) 2017-2018 sea­son, upon the in­vi­ta­tion of PPO mu­sic di­rec­tor Yoshikazu Fuku­mura. The con­cert will be on Nov. 17 at the Main The­ater of the Cul­tural Cen­ter of the Philip­pines. For this

con­cert with the PPO, Sa­longa chose to do Gersh­win’s Porgy and Bess-A Sym­phonic Pic­ture, J. Wil­liam’s Catch Me If You Can-Es­capades and A. Dvo­rak’s Sym­phony No. 9 in E mi­nor “From the New

World.” He will be joined by sax­o­phon­ist Tots To­lentino in the con­cert. For in­quiries and reser­va­tions, call the CCP Box Of­fice (832-3704), Tick­et­World (891-9999) or visit www.cul­tur­al­cen­

GRE­GORY HALILI’s Ves­tige VIII is part of Cu­rated by Fed­erico de Vera.

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