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MCO Foundation Announces Great Performance Series 2011

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Manila Chamber Orchestra (MCO) Foundation, home of some of our country's finest artists today, is on its 26th year this 2011. Like their past years, this year's Great Performances are guaranteed to be very interesting with musicians playing different instuments and coming from different countries. As Executive Director of MCO Foundation Angeli Nacino said in her email, "Celebrate life through art and music with the MCO Foundation!"

Got kids?

If your kids love music or play any instrument, bring them here to experience a magical night filled up with different sounds to enhance their love of music.

Want a romantic date?

Having a date here with your special someone will surely bring out the romance and start the fireworks. Just don't forget an early romantic dinner first to set up the mood.

Looking for a gift?

Giving MCO Foundation's concert tickets to your parents, siblings or friends will show how much you care for them to have a relaxing good night filled with wonderful sounds serenading their ears. Impress your the parents of your special someone or your boss by giving these tickets to show how cultured you are!

To start the Great Performance Series 2011, "Marimba and Friends" will be the first concert on July 16, 2011 (Saturday) at 7:30pm in Philamlife Auditorium, United Nations, Manila. Listen to the sounds of marimbist Dena Fernandez, saxophonist Michael Young and pianists Peter Porticos and Lourdes de Leon Gregorio as they play classical, romantic, neo-romantic and tango music to spice up the night.


Repertoire includes: Liszt's Rhapsody #12; Duet arranged for Marimba and sax (Bach's 2-part invention #8, Canon by Pachelbel and Libertango by Pizzola); Bach's Concert #4, 3rd movement; Mozart's Sonata #13.

Carmencita Sipin-Aspiras, the first Filipina to graduate from Vienna Academy for the Performing Arts will be staging a piano concert on September 11, 2011 (Sunday) at 6pm in Philamlife Auditorium. She is also the first Asian and the only Filipina grand prize winner of the Bonn International Beethhoven Competition. She will be playing the music of Brahms, Chopin and Schumann.






On November 2011 at the Philamlife Auditorium, a concert entitled "Flute Divertissimento" will enchant its viewers with principal flutist Ullrich Muller-Doppler who is one of the most sought after soloists and flute pedagogues in the world today. He has played with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Rome Festival Orchestra, the Belgium Symphony Orchestra and has given masterclasses in Boston, Atlanta, New Orleans, Virginia, Rome, Poland, Russia and Sweden. Accompanying him will be flutist Caitlin Coyiuto and pianist Rudolf Pelaez Golez, both of them are from the Philippines. Caitlin is one of today's most promising flutists in the Philippines while Rudolf is the Grand Prize winner of the First Asian Chopin Piano Competition.




Ticket are available at www.ticketworld.com.ph. Ticket prices are PhP1000 for Orchestra Premiere Seats (Limited); PhP500 for Orchestra Left; PhP300 for Orchestra Right; PhP500 for Balcony Center and Left and PhP300 for Balcony Right. Students and faculty members get 50% on any seat!


For more details, you may call MCO Foundation at 750-0768.

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