Thursday, October 29, 2020
 

Irene de Jesus Obligacion

Meet oboist Reynato Resurreccion, Jr.

Last October 2014, I interviewed Reynato (Don-don) Resurreccion, Jr. — assistant principal oboist of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) and assistant conductor of the...

Meet Ariel Sta. Ana and his clarinet

Last November 2014, I interviewed Ariel Sta. Ana, the principal of the clarinet section of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, for my classical radio program...

Eduardo Fernández: A deep and sensible guitarist

Back in November 2016, I interviewed guitarist Eduardo Fernández before his concert with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor Yoshikazu Fukumura. His thoughts are deep...

Getting to know pianist Yossi Reshef

In November 2013, before the concert and master class of pianist Yossi Reshef in the Philippines, I interviewed him for my classical radio program....

A chat with Argentinian pianist Emilio Peroni

It was in October 30, 2012 when the CCP and the Embassy of Argentina in Manila presented Argentinian pianist Emilio Peroni in a concert....

Michael Cousteau and his passion for music

Get to know the passionate French conductor Michael Cousteau who has performed a number of times with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra. Around this time last...

National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab celebrates life

A few years back, the Cultural Center of the Philippines celebrated Ryan Cayabyab’s 60th Birthday by staging a festival of his music. I sat...

An unforgettable chat with violinist Ryu Goto

On the celebration of Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO)’s 45th anniversary, the Cultural Center of the Philippines presented PPO with soloist and guest conductor Ryu...

Kathleen and Mikhail: Movers of BP’s 51st season

Ballet Philippines (BP) recently launched their 51st season online, which they termed as “BP OnStream.” The digital platform on Ballet.ph is home to various...

Rodolfo Mederos’ passion for bandoneon music and life

THE Embassy of the Republic of Argentina and the Cultural Center of the Philippines presented Argentinian bandoneon player Rodolfo Mederos and the Philippine Philharmonic...

Duterte visits parents’ tomb

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte visited the tomb of his parents in Davao City on Wednesday night. He was accompanied by Sen. Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go based...

Beermen escape Bolts, 89-82

THE defending champions San Miguel Beermen pulled off a huge comeback en route to an 89-82 win over the Meralco Bolts in the PBA...

Esperon backs ‘red-tagging’ officials

NATIONAL Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. on Wednesday expressed support for two officials, under fire for "red-tagging" personalities, for their crusade against progressive groups...

Another DepEd module slammed

THE Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday clarified that the modules with “hugot lines” slammed by a film director did not come from the...

Death toll from ‘Quinta’ up to 14 — OCD

THE death toll in the aftermath of typhoon "Quinta" (international name: Molave) rose to 14, with 21 injured and seven persons missing, disaster authorities...