October 15, 2016

Timeless Classics, New Beginnings: PPO’s 34th Concert Season Schedule

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  • The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s (PPO) 34th season has begun! 8 months, 8 concerts, each as captivating as the last. This year, the PPO is “dialing back” on the pieces and going back to classics in an effort to become one of the best orchestras in Asia under the baton of Maestro Yoshikazu Fukumura, PPO’s new music director.


    Want to catch PPO at their best? Then mark your calendars and book your tickets for the remaining 6 concerts by the PPO, all happening at 8:00 pm at the CCP Main Theater:


    Concert III

    November 11, Eduardo Fernandez on guitar

    Conductor: Yoshikazu Fukumura

    Highlights: M. De Falla’s El Amor Brujo, intermezzo from E. Granado’s Goyescas and G. Gimenez’ La Boda de Luis Alonzo

    Concert IV

    December 16, Adolfo Mendoza on bassoon

    Conductor: Herminigildo Ranera

    Highlights: A. Buenaventura’s Concert for Bassoon and Orchestra in F Minor op. 87, P.I. Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor

    Concert V

    January 20, Diomedes Saraza, Jr. on violin

    Conductor: Yoshikazu Fukumura

    Highlights: W.A. Mozart’s Symphony No. 28 in C, F. Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

    Concert VI

    February 17

    Conductor: Olivier Ochanine

    Pieces: P.I. Tchaikovsky’s March Slave, J. Haydn’s Symphony No. 88 in G, and D. Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10

    Concert VII

    March 17, Renato Lucas on cello

    Conductor: Yoshikazu Fukumura

    Highlight: F. Mendelssohn’s A Mid Summer Night’s Dream Suite (Overture, Scherzo, Notturno, Wedding March)

    Concert VIII (closing)

    April 21, Monique Duphil on piano

    Conductor: Yoshikazu Fukumura

    Highlights: G. Greshwin’s Girl Crazy and Piano Concerto in F, Arturo Marque’s Danzon No. 2 and El Conga del Fuego

    Catch the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s 34th Concert Season at the CCP Main Theater, CCP Main Building, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City. Get your tickets from the CCP Box Office or call CCP Sales and Promotions at 02-832-1125 loc. 1806 or visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph.

    Ticket prices are as follows:

    • Orchestra Center – P1,500
    • Orchestra Side – P1,200
    • Extreme Orchestra Side – P800
    • Balcony | Center – P500


    Timeless Classics, New Beginnings: Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s 34th Concert Season

    November 11 and December 16, 2016; January 20, February 17, March 17, and April 21, 2017; all dates at 8:00 pm

    CCP Main Theater

    CCP Main Building, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City

    Tickets: 02-832-3704 (CCP Box Office), 02-832-1125 loc. 1806 (CCP Sales and Promotions)

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