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CCP honors composer Bing Pimentel with tribute concert

CCP honors composer Bing Pimentel with tribute concert.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: thestandard thestandardSep 12th, 2018

Star-studded tribute marks 100 years since Bernstein’s birth

LENOX, Mass. (AP) --- Leonard Bernstein (BURN'-stine) is getting a musical tribute that's off the charts on the 100th anniversary of the maestro's birth. The Boston Symphony Orchestra will be joined by musicians from the New York Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and other groups when it takes the stage Saturday evening at its summer home at Tanglewood in Massachusetts. Performers include Yo-Yo Ma. The concert caps a year of tributes to the Massachusetts-born conductor and composer to mark the centennial of his birth. Bernstein died in 1990 at age 72 in New York City. Gov. Charlie Baker has proclaimed the day Leonard Bernstein Day. ...Keep on reading: Star-studded tribute marks 100 years since Bernstein’s birth.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Timely reboot of long-running pop musical vivifies faithful’s search for Christ

Are faith and spirituality still relevant in an era that inspires cynicism, apathy and one-upmanship more than compassion and genuine kindness? The reboot of the pop musical "Nasaan si Hesus?," which will be relaunched on Aug. 18 at the swanky El Shaddai International House of Prayer in Paraaque, vivifies the faithful's search for Christ in a world whose concept of right and wrong has seemingly gone to pot. As timely as today's headlines? You bet. This is precisely why producer-composer Lourdes "Bing" Pimentel thinks it's the perfect time to revive the musical, to underscore the importance of a Higher Being in our daily lives. Pimentel isn't just the wife and mother of forme...Keep on reading: Timely reboot of long-running pop musical vivifies faithful’s search for Christ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Ebe Dancel honors The Cranberries Dolores O Riordan

MANILA, Philippines — During a recent concert in Pasig City, Filipino rock icon Ebe Dancel paid tribute to The Cranberries' vocalist Dolores O'Riordan by sin.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

Marlo Mortel pays tribute to late mother during concert

"Pero sobrang laki ‘yung kulang dahil wala na ‘yung mommy ko na inspirasyon ko at inaalayan ko ng lahat ng ito.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

U2 pays tribute to terrorist attack victims in Manchester show

U2 paid its respects to the victims of the May 2017 terrorist attack by dedicating the song "13. There is a Light" in their Oct. 19 show at the Manchester Arena in England. Frontman Bono made the dedication as the band prepared to play the closing song for a set. "This is a prayer for the safety of your children," said Bono before he started singing as reported by NME. The May 2017 Manchester Arena terrorist attack involved Islamic extremists detonating homemade bombs following the concert of American singer Ariana Grande. Twenty-two civilians were killed in the attack. YouTube user Raymond Jager shared a two-minute clip of Bono solemnly singing "There Is a Light" as the spo...Keep on reading: U2 pays tribute to terrorist attack victims in Manchester show.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

CCP leads tribute to Angara

The Cultural Center of the Philippines and the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Society Inc. (PPOSI), with the University of the Philippines, pay tribute to the life and work of the late Sen. Edgardo J. Angara in an invitational concert on Oct. 17, 7 p.m. at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo.   Angara was a champion of Philippine education, art and culture. He held various positions in government service, including the presidency of the University of the Philippines from 1981-1987.   A four-time senator, he authored and helped establish important laws related to culture and the arts. These laws include RA No. 7355 creating the National Living Treasures Award,...Keep on reading: CCP leads tribute to Angara.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Philippines naval task force honors Filipino community in Russia

A Philippine Navy (PN) contingent on a five-day goodwill visit in this city, paid tribute to a small group of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) based here, in a reception dinner held at the helicopter hangar of the Navy’s Strategic Sealift Vessel (SSV) BRP Tarlac (LD601) docked at the Russian Pacific Fleet’s naval facility......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Glitz, glam, waterworks galore

The recent 40th anniversary concert of "Megastar" Sharon Cuneta felt like a reunion-slash-tribute rolled into one.   "My Forty Years Sharon" gathered Mega's friends onstage and in the audience gallery of Smart Araneta Coliseum.   On centerstage, Sharon performed with the industry's biggest stars---including leading men Christopher de Leon and Richard Gomez, and surprise guest Regine Velasquez.   But daughter KC Concepcion's duet with Sharon proved to be the night's biggest tearjerker---as in waterworks galore!   Spotted in the audience were her pals Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo, Aga Muhlach and Charlene Gonzalez, Ai-Ai delas Alas, Mar...Keep on reading: Glitz, glam, waterworks galore.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

A life of songs

“Only when you hold me close/Only when you whisper you care/Only when you smile/Only then I can say/The World is Mine” so began “Buhay, Pag-ibig, Dalagin: Mga Likhang Awit ni Bing Pimentel.” The powerful voice of singer Dulce reverberated throughout the main lobby of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) as she sang the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Big stars to celebrate with teachers in tribute concert

Big stars to celebrate with teachers in tribute concert.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

How singers find empowerment in adversity, diversity

In the upcoming benefit concert "Limitless," Angeline Quinto, Kyla, Radha Cuadrado, Liezel Garcia and Jayda Avanzado will celebrate female empowerment and pay tribute to women who have made an impact on society.   Mounted by Outbox Media, the show---to be held on Sept. 7 at Metrotent Convention Center---will pay tribute to the teachers of Antipolo City Special Education Center, which tends to over 250 children with varying medical conditions such as visual and hearing impairment, autism and intellectual disability.   In this forum, Radha, Kyla, Jayda, Angeline and Liezel talk about self-acceptance and the immense pressure on female singers to fit certain beauty ...Keep on reading: How singers find empowerment in adversity, diversity.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

WNCAA honors medalists

THE Women’s National Collegiate Athletic Association (WNCAA), led by host St. Paul College Pasig, will pay tribute to the female gold medalists in the 18th Asian Games when it opens its 49th season today (Sept. 1) at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum. WNCAA president Juanita Alamillo of Centro Escolar University, Sr.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Kennedy Center to honor Cher, McEntire, Shorter, Glass

WASHINGTON --- Cher, composer Phillip Glass, country music star Reba McEntire and jazz legend Wayne Shorter will be honored for lifetime achievements in the arts at this year's Kennedy Center Honors. The national arts center also announced Wednesday a special award for the genre-bending musical "Hamilton," as part of the gala set for Dec. 2. Before last year's program, several honorees threatened a boycott if President Donald Trump attended. He and first lady Melania Trump decided to skip the event "to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction," as the White House put it. The White House said it's too early to know whether Trump will participate in th...Keep on reading: Kennedy Center to honor Cher, McEntire, Shorter, Glass.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Philippine Opera Company mounts concert of operetta hits on July 18 at CCP

Philippine Opera Company's Young Artists' Series (YAS) Season 2018-2019 will mount a concert of operetta hits, "T'aint Opera! (Hits from the Weird and Wonderful World of Operetta!)," on July 18, 7 p.m., at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Little Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The concert, which is supported by CCP and Friends of the Philippine Opera Foundation, will feature arias from "Die Fledermaus," "Merry Widow," "The Mikado," "Pirates of Penzance," "The Land of Smiles," "Yeomen of the Guard," "Christopher Columbus," "Candide" and "Kismet." Operetta is a short opera, usually on a light or humorous theme and typically having spoken dialogue. Notable composer...Keep on reading: Philippine Opera Company mounts concert of operetta hits on July 18 at CCP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Protesta de Mayo

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino Catholics celebrate the Flores de Mayo (Mayflower) festival every month of May. The festival lasts the whole month, and is meant to praise and pay tribute to the Blessed Virgin Mary. It culminates with a ritual pageant called the Santacruzan, which honors the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

Arrival honors

Past and present senators, led by Senate President Aquilino Martin L. Pimentel III, together with Senate officials and employees and the Angara family, welcome the remains of the late Senate President Edgardo J. Angara on Wednesday, May 16. The post Arrival honors appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Koko Pimentel pays tribute to Edgardo Angara

"Leaders of his caliber are a rare breed, and getting rarer still, and he will truly be missed." This was how Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel will remember former Senate President Edgardo J. Angara, who passed away at age 83on Sunday. Pimentel paid tribute to Angara and extended his condolences to incumbent Senator Sonny Angara and his family. "I join my colleagues and the whole nation in mourning the passing of former Senate President Edgardo J. Angara, a true public servant and a pillar of the Senate," Pimentel said in a statement. READ:Senators mourn death of Angara The senate president credited Angara for his contributions in "nurturing democracy in the years...Keep on reading: Koko Pimentel pays tribute to Edgardo Angara.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Zsa Zsa pays tribute to her look-alike mom

Young Esperanza Felipa Padilla (left) and with daughter Zsa Zsa today When Zsa Zsa Padilla takes the stage for her 35th anniversary concert 'The Best Day of My Life' at Resorts World Mani.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

EU Ambassador honors F. Sionil Jose

European Union Ambassador Franz Jessen paid tribute to one of the country's living literary treasures, National Artist for Literature, F. Sionil Jose, at the Europe Day reception held on May 9, 2018, by conferring an award of distinction for strengthening cultural links between the EU and the Philippines to Sionil Jose......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

Jarvey Gayoso buys dad Jayvee s Gordon s Gin PBA jersey off the internet

Ateneo football star Jarvey Gayoso has been making quite the name for himself so far in the UAAP.  The third-year striker has yet to miss out on the Final Four and has a UAAP championship, an MVP trophy, and three-straight Best Striker honors under his belt.  The kid's talent is undeniable that he's already being pegged as one of the future stars of Philippine football.  Also, as many of you may already know by now, Jarvey is a third generation athlete. He's the grandson of the two-sport great Ed Ocampo, the nephew of former National Football Team member Alvin Ocampo, and of course, the son of PBA veteran Jayvee Gayoso.  (READ ALSO:  Jarvey Gayoso’s biggest critic? His dad Jayvee) Earlier this week, young Jarvey showed some love to the OG Gayoso by getting his dad's jersey off the internet. And not just any jersey, but a pretty rare Jayvee Gayoso Gordon's Gin jersey.  Bought the jersey my dad wore in his PBA days 😊 thank you to the person who sold it online 😂 pic.twitter.com/9vUiGwfk1a — Jarvey Gayoso (@JarveyGayoso) May 8, 2018 "Bought the jersey my dad wore in his PBA days," Gayoso's tweet read. "Thank you to the person who sold it online." "I just thought it would be cool to have one memorabilia of his cause I never got to watch any of his games." Gayoso told ABS-CBN Sports. "I was too young to go to the games. Also cause I just thought it would be funny when I tell my dad about it." Gayoso added that it was one of his teammates who told him about the jersey being sold online.  Gayoso, nicknamed "Mr. Adrenaline" during his pro days, was best known for his stint with PBA fan-favorites Ginebra.  The Ginebra San Miguel team was rebranded as the Gordon's Gin Boars during the 1997-1998 PBA season.  Jarvey admits that he wears jersey number 11 as a tribute to his dad, who also wore number 11 during his time in the PBA. "Ever since I was a kid 11 was my favorite number cause he wore it in his playing days.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018