Wednesday, April 25, 2012

French conductor Michaël Cousteau returns for songs and symphony with the PPO

April 28, 2012, 8:00 PM
Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater)
CCP Complex
Pasay, Metro Manila

Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra
Michaël Cousteau, conductor

Arias by Offenbach, Mozart and Bizet
Cesar Franck Symphony in D minor

It was during the last concert of the 2008-2009 Transymphonia Season when French maestro Michaël Cousteau conducted the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert entitled French Connection. This concert featured an all-French repertoire with Dr. Raul Sunico playing Camille Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 5. And after three years, Cousteau returns once again to conduct the PPO in a concert called Songs and Symphony with the PPO this April 28, 2012, 8:00 PM at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). This concert is the culminating activity of the week long voice masterclass given to Filipino singers by two voice experts of the Paris Conservatoire de Rayonnement Régional: Stephane Werchowski and Florence Guignolet. The concert will feature arias by Offenbach, Mozart and Bizet and also Cesar Franck’s Symphony in D minor.

Conductor Michaël Cousteau

Songs and Symphony with the PPO is a FrancoPhil event  organized by the Embassy of France, the Alliance Française de Manille and Rustan's, with the support of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Air France-KLM, BPI, Pernod Ricard Philippines, the Philippine Choral Directors Association,  le Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris (département supérieur pour jeunes chanteurs, le jeune choeur de Paris).

The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra

Ticket prices:
P600 Orchestra Center
P500 Orchestra Side
P300 Balcony I
-50% student discount
-20% senior citizen, AFM members and for persons with disabilities discount

For inquiries:
CCP Box Office 832-3704, 832-3706
TicketWorld 891-9999

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