Apologies for the lengthy break since my last post, but I am back nonetheless brimming with excitement as Broadway star Lea Salonga takes to the Cultural Center of the Philippines stage once again in a concert with the Brigham Young University (BYU) Chamber Orchestra on May 30, 2017, 8:00 PM at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater).
During the past couple of weeks, the BYU Chamber Orchestra, led by conductor Kory Katseanes, has been performing at various parts of the country and they will wrap their Philippine tour with the CCP concert with Lea Salonga. Expect the orchestra to perform music by American composers like Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, John Williams, Richard Rodgers, Leroy Anderson, and George Gershwin while Lea will very likely perform career defining songs from the screen and the stage.
Lea Salonga is best known for originating the role of Kim in Miss Saigon and for being the singing voice of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin and of Mulan. She has recently starred in the Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's production of Fun Home and is seen currently on television as one of the judges in the teen edition of The Voice.
The BYU Chamber Orchestra is considered the most select among the five orchestras in the BYU School of Music and serves as the touring orchestra representing BYU in the US and abroad. The orchestra is conducted by Kory Katseanes, the Director of Orchestras within the School of Music and a former Director of the School of Music.
Lea Salonga with the BYU Chamber Orchestra
May 30, 3017, 8:00 PM | Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater)
BYU Chamber Orchestra
Kory Katseanes, conductor
P3000 | P2000 | P100 | P500
50% discount for students
20% discount for senior citizens, PWD, government and military personnel
CCP Box Office 832-3704