Salonga and the PPO
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.culturalcenter.gov.ph.
GREGORY HALILI’s Vestige VIII is part of Curated by Federico de Vera.