PPO stages virtual pocket performance on july 23

THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra stages its next series of online concerts billed as The PPO Spotlight: Virtual Pocket Performances to be streamed on July 23, 2021 at 8pm, Friday through the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Website. Program for the July 23 concert, which focuses on Indie and Alternative music, features the following pieces such as WITH A SMILE by ERASERHEADS to be played by Ayesa Cruz (Violin), Madeline Jane Banta (Harp); TADHANA by UP DHARMA DOWN (arr. Naldy Rodriguez) to be performed by Ma. Angelica Uson (Violin), Herrick Ortiz (Cello); HALIK NI HUDAS by WOLFGANG (arr. Glenn Aquias) to be interpreted by Giancarlo Gonzales (Cello); SALAMAT by THE DAWN (arr. Theodore Amper) to be rendered by Christian Tan (Violin), Jose Carlo Tuazon (Violin), Rey Casey Concepcion (Viola), Giuseppe Andre Diestro (Cello), Vincent Dela Cruz (Contrabass); and HARANA by ERIC YAPTANGCO to be played by Brass & Percussion section with Abner Cruz (E. Bass). The PPO Online Poc

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Be captured with the singular beauty of tone from his Viennese clarinet.
From opera to jazz, “Portraits” shows the endless musical variety
of the clarinet as much as its player.
[Andreas Ottensamer – Portraits EPK] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm-Ak_uyXyw
[Andreas Ottensamer - Gershwin's Three Preludes No. 1 Live Performance] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZFR6hr0khs

Her captivating voice creates a soothing experience to fans of this young classical diva.
“Hushabye” features timeless tunes that reach beyond the realm of lullabies.  
[Hayley Westenra - Twinkle, Twinkle Album Clip] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGGDfc9gerQ   
[Hayley Wesntenra - Sleep On Lyric Video] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GR1Xq3tB_B8

Be amazed as he shows through his violin how it is to combine
different musical worlds of classical, rock and pop like no other artist of our time.
“Music” illustrates David’s artistic sense beyond limits.
[David Garrett – Music EPK] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wn_Zp6Inlhw  
[David Garrett – Human Nature] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o-QZhBERtA  
[David Garrett – Viva La Vida] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7vU990EnwE

A talented violinist, Nicola has captivated audiences and critics alike with her musicality and poise.
“The Silver Violin” includes some of the greatest contemporary film scores ever written.

[Nicola Benedetti – The Silver Violin EPK]  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0Fc3WKHnuU
[Nicola Benedetti – Por Una Cabeza Music Video]  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOY2NQdFHuc  
[Nicola Benedetti – Schindler’s List Live! at The BRIT Awards]  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iLplzcCmxI   

Miloš redefines the classical guitar as a contemporary instrument with a potentially limitless repertoire.
“Latino” features a selection of solo works and new arrangements for solo guitar and string orchestra,
such as the classic piece Libertango and the folk hit Quizás, Quizás, Quizás.
[MILOS - Libertango Music Video] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_hFTw64jns
[MILOS – Quizás, Quizás, Quizás Music Video] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULJy6yHadUg&list=PL486972E398696239

This Russian soprano is praised for her astounding and flawless vocal techniques.
“Alleluia” is Julia’s Decca solo debut with a celebratory disc of motets from Vivaldi, Handel and Mozart
partnered by one of the world’s leading early music ensembles.
[Julia Lezhneva – Alleluia EPK] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W5p6A9pfMM  
[Julia Lezhneva – Alleluia Music Video] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PewvXeEv9w
[Julia Lezhneva – Live Performance] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsneraStokY


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