Bal­let Philip­pines to per­form in Ba­colod

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THE Philip­pines’ pre­miere bal­let com­pany, Bal­let Philip­pines will have a six-part per­for­mance in Ba­colod City in cel­e­bra­tion of its 50th an­niver­sary on July 9 at the Univer­sity of Saint La Salle-ba­colod.

This per­for­mance called “Cel­e­bra­tion: Bal­let Philip­pines’ 50th An­niver­sary Outreach Tour” is un­der the Lak­bay Sin­ing Pro­gram of the CCP Cul­tural Ex­change De­part­ment and in line with the cel­e­bra­tion of the 50th An­niver­sary of the CCP and the 40th year of its Outreach Pro­gram in part­ner­ship with the Na­tional Com­mis­sion for Cul­ture and the Arts and the Ne­gros Cul­tural Foun­da­tion, Inc.

NCF Pres­i­dent Lyn Gamboa said that these mile­stones are rea­sons to cel­e­brate and carry out ex­cit­ing and mean­ing­ful pro­grams through­out the year all over the coun­try, in­clud­ing Ba­colod, which has been a ben­e­fi­ciary of CCP’S outreach pro­grams.

NCF, the or­ga­ni­za­tion that runs the Ne­gros Mu­seum, is a mem­ber of Kaisa sa Sin­ing which is Re­gional Arts Cen­ters of CCP.

Tanya Lopez, mu­seum direc­tor also said that be­ing a Kaisa sa Sin­ing part­ner opens a lot of op­por­tu­ni­ties for artis­tic ex­change and col­lab­o­ra­tion and au­di­ence devel­op­ment spe­cially for the artists and the Ne­gros com­mu­nity.

This 6-part per­for­mance of Bal­let Philip­pines will in­clude “Valse Fan­tasy”, a restage of Nonoy Froilan with the mu­sic of Mikhail Glinka, “Noc­turne”, chore­ographed by Car­los Pacis with mu­sic by Felix Men­delssohn, “Vi­sion of Fire” chore­ographed by Edna

Vida and mu­sic by Ruben Fed­er­i­zon, “Lan­git Lupa” by Erl Em­manuel So­rilla and mu­sic by Amon To bin and Dublex Inc., “Nutcracker

Grand Pas De

Deux” chore­ographed af­ter Petipa and staged by Adam Sage and mu­sic by Py­otr Ilytch Tchaikovsk­y, and “Af­ter whom” by Au­gusts Damian III and mu­sic by Jer­rold Tarog.

Apart from the con­cert, Bal­let Philip­pines will also have a mas­ter­class or lec­ture-demon­stra­tion for lo­cal artists/dancers.

Gamboa is also invit­ing the pub­lic, es­pe­cially the schools and art / dance en­thu­si­asts to watch the per­for­mance as ex­po­sure to these kinds of per­for­mances are an im­por­tant con­tri­bu­tion to our chil­dren’s holis­tic devel­op­ment.

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