Category Archives: Performing Arts

RE-INTRODUCING THE CELLO

RE-INTRODUCING THE CELLO (From a LACCO program) “The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like … Continue reading

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MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH THE CELLO

Music Diary MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH THE CELLO By Pablo A. Tariman When was the last time Iloilo City witnessed a full cello recital? I couldn’t get an answer. I figure cello prodigy Damodar Das Castillo will be making history … Continue reading

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THE PASSION OF VINCE TAÑADA

Theater Notes THE PASSION OF VINCE TAÑADA By Pablo A. Tariman Garbed in his costume as Felipe in his new musical Sindak 41 set during the Japanese Occupation, Vince Tañada is at once the actor blending easily with his ensemble. … Continue reading

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CECILE LICAD: 51 YEARS OF A MUSICAL LIFE

Music News and Features CECILE LICAD: 51 YEARS OF A MUSICAL LIFE by Pablo A. Tariman As I look forward to Cecile Licad’s all-Chopin program in November and December, I’d like to rewind the clock of time. I first saw … Continue reading

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THE FILIPINO ARTISTS IN TIME OF LANDSLIDES AND HIGH PRICES

Commentary THE FILIPINO ARTISTS IN TIME OF LANDSLIDES AND HIGH PRICES By Pablo Tariman Acclaimed Filipino tenor Arthur Espiritu (one of the few who made it in the global opera arena) is all set for a recital Wednesday in the … Continue reading

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WHY DANSEUR VICTOR MAGUAD CONNECTS WITH THE FILM ‘CENTER STAGE’

Ballet Notes WHY DANSEUR VICTOR MAGUAD CONNECTS WITH THE FILM ‘CENTER STAGE’ By Pablo A. Tariman There is a bit of the millennial Pinoy danseur in Victor Maguad who is dancing Basilio in the revival of Don Quixote mounted by … Continue reading

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CLASSICAL GUITARIST AARON AGUILA ON PERFORMING, TEACHING AND COMPOSING

Concert Notes CLASSICAL GUITARIST AARON AGUILA ON PERFORMING, TEACHING AND COMPOSING By Pablo A. Tariman A new side of classical guitarist Aaron Aguila will be seen by guitar aficionados when he introduces his compositions in a special concert called Crossroads … Continue reading

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TOP WINNER OF 3 CLASSICAL GUITAR COMPETITIONS DEBUTS IN MANILA

Concert Notes TOP WINNER OF 3 CLASSICAL GUITAR COMPETITIONS DEBUTS IN MANILA By Pablo A. Tariman Singapore-born Kevin Loh, top winner of three international classical guitar competitions is all set for his Manila debut on Sunday, September 24 (6 p.m.) … Continue reading

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CLASSICAL GUITAR MUSIC AT ASEAN

View From the Wing CLASSICAL GUITAR MUSIC AT ASEAN By Pablo A. Tariman It is quite gratifying to know that classical music and classical musicians remain in good use during gatherings of heads of states and parliamentarians. In the last … Continue reading

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‘BLACK SWAN’FOR REAL IN BALLET PHILIPPINES’ SWAN LAKE

‘BLACK SWAN’FOR REAL IN BALLET PHILIPPINES’ SWAN LAKE By Pablo A. Tariman The 2010 Darren Aronofsky film “Black Swan” came to life when Ballet Philippines mounted Swan Lake at the CCP last February 24 to 26. “Black Swan” — which … Continue reading

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