Monday, April 12, 2021
 

Irene de Jesus Obligacion

Matthew Calderon, a gifted Filipino pianist

Matthew Calderon made his debut as a classical pianist at 16 years old in the 2013 Young Artist Series of the Manila Chamber Orchestra...

Aris and Berny play beautiful music together

The 4th Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s (PPO) Chamber Music Concert was streamed for free on the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ (CCP) YouTube channel and...

Pianist Clement Acevedo’s life purpose (Part 2)

When you started in your career, did you set goals for yourself? Have you achieved them? What more do you want to do? You can...

Pianist Clement Acevedo puts focus on life purpose (Part 1)

I will interview pianist Clement Acevedo in my classical radio program, Culture Carousel aired in DZFE-fm, the Master’s Touch this April 2021. For now,...

Korean conductor Jae Joon Lee’s mission

In 2014, I interviewed Korean conductor Jae Joon Lee, for my classical radio program, Culture Carousel in DZFE-fm. It was an honor for me...

Ricson Poonin — inspiring trombone player

Ricson Poonin, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s (PPO) trombone player was one of the featured artists in the 3rd PPO Chamber Music Concert held online on...

Gabriel Allan Paguirigan, a promising young pianist

Gabriel Allan Pagurigan has performed at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) numerous times. Gabby, as he is fondly called, started his piano...

Gina Medina Perez, an amazing artist (Part 2)

You have been a concertmaster for several orchestras in the past. Which is more challenging for you, to play solo or to perform with...

Gina Medina Perez, an amazing artist (Part 1)

Violinist Gina Medina Perez concertizes as a soloist with different orchestras in the Philippines and is active in chamber and orchestral music. After quite a...

Enrico Labayen’s mission in life

Legendary dancer and choreographer Enrico Labayen had his swan song at Ballet Philippines’ 46th Season entitled, “Body Positive +” Throughout his career, Enrico received numerous...

Trump’s top diplomat joins Fox News

Donald Trump's top diplomat Mike Pompeo has been hired to appear on Fox News as a "contributor," the conservative cable news channel said Thursday. "I...

Duterte honors selfless Covid-19 frontliners on Day of Valor

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to healthcare workers and other frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, as the country commemorates Araw ng...

‘No strings attached’ to China’s vaccine donations — Lorenzana

THERE are no strings attached to China's donation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines such as the Philippines giving up its sovereign rights to...

Security forces search Myanmar protest district room by room

YANGON: People barricaded in a Yangon neighborhood overnight said on Tuesday that Myanmar security forces searched their homes room by room for anti-coup protesters,...

Royal family says Harry, Meghan racism charges ‘concerning’

LONDON: Buckingham Palace said Tuesday that allegations of racism made earlier this week by Prince Harry and Meghan were “concerning" and would be addressed...