Catch the Seventh Concert in PPO’s 37th Concert Season This March
Updated as of March 13, 2020. PPO’s seventh concert for their 37th Concert Season has been canceled in light of the COVID-19 threat.
For the seventh concert in the 37th Concert Season titled “Gold: Classical Music Treasures,” the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) will be performing with renowned pianist, Dr. Raul Sunico on March 13, 2020 at the CCP Main Theater, Pasay City.
Dr. Sunico, who will be replacing violinist Ryu Goto as the featured soloist for the concert, will be performing Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F Major. The PPO will be performing under the baton of Maestro Yoshikazu Fukumura who invited Sunico to perform at the concert.
Dr. Raul M. Sunico is a graduate of the University of the Philippines with the degrees of Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, and Master of Statistics. Through a scholarship granted to him by the Young Artists Foundation of the Philippines, he was also able to finish his Master of Music degree at the esteemed Julliard School and Doctor of Philosophy Degree, major in Piano Performance at the New York University.
He was also conferred a Doctor of Humanities degree by the Far Eastern University.
Dr. Raul Sunico will be performing with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Fukumura on the…
Sunico first came to the scene after winning the Manila Symphony Orchestra’s Young Artists’ Auditions. He later won the silver medal in the 1979 Viotti International Piano Competition in Italy and received the Henry Cowell Prize in the 1980 University of Maryland International Competition. Notably, he was also a finalist in Italy’s 1979 Busoni International Piano Competition.
He would later serve as a judge in competitions around the world including the Isidor Bajic Memorial Piano Competition in Serbia, the Piyabhand Sanitwongse Piano Competition in Bangkok, and the Bergen Philharmonic Competition in New Jersey, among others.
He has also been a recipient of many accolades such as The Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines Award for Music in 1986, the 1996 PAMANA Presidental Award for Overseas Filipinos and the Commendatore Award (Order of the Star of Italy) in 2017 by the President of the Republic of Italy.
Witness a night of musical mastery as the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra performs the seventh concert in their 37th season with Dr. Raul Sunico. Tickets are available at TicketWorld Online and TicketWorld outlets nationwide starting at Php 309.
What: 37th PPO Concert Season: Concert VII
Where: CCP Main Theater, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
When: March 13, 2020, 8 p.m.
Ticket Information: Tickets are available through TicketWorld Online and TicketWorld outlets.
• Price Zone 1 – Php 1,545
• Price Zone 2 – Php 1,236
• Price Zone 3 – Php 824
• Price Zone 4 – Php 515
• Price Zone 5 – Php 412
• Price Zone 6 – Php 309