Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Cellist Renato Lucas returns in March PPO concert

A wedding march, Dvořák’s other symphonic gem, and a former principal cellist’s return are all in store in Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert this March 17, 2017, 8:00 PM at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater).

Former PPO principal cellist Renato Lucas takes to the stage as the guest soloist performing Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33. His last performed with the PPO was back in September 2011 wherein he performed Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85. Lucas currently serves as the president of the National Music Competition for Young Artist (NAMCYA) and also currently teaches Cello, Chamber Music, Music History, and Music Literature at the University of Sto. Tomas Conservatory of Music

Other pieces scheduled for this evening are Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163 and Felix Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night's Dream Suite. PPO’s principal conductor/music director Yoshikazu Fukumura conducts.

Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra 34th Concert Season 2016-2017
Timeless Classics, New Beginnings Concert V
March 17, 2017, 8:00 PM | Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater)

Renato Lucas, cello
Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra
Yoshikazu Fukumura, conductor

Antonín Dvořák
     Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
     Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Felix Mendelssohn
     A Midsummer Night's Dream Suite

Ticket prices:
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20% discount for senior citizens, PWD, government and military personnel

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CCP Marketing Department 832-1125 local 1806
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