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ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra
Written by Cherry   
Friday, 29 June 2012

ABS-CBN and First Philippine Holdings Inc. had recently formed an addition to Kapamilya Network, Philharmonic Orchestra. One of the objectives of this network is to promote an advocacy for Filipinos to connect and experience real and good music and to provide music of the highest caliber to the general audience. It consists of 40-piece musical ensemble. Composer Ryan Cayabyab commended the formation of this group which will be introduced to the public  in a concert entitled Icons at the Arena at the SM Mall of Asia.

According to Cayabyab, the musical director of the all-star OPM concert, the orchestra members as can perform all types and genres of music. It will be  led by an awe-inspiring music director, Gerard Salonga. Well recognized Filipino artists will be present in the event.

Rehearsing this afternoon was a breeze. The rare event on Saturday combines only the best Filipino artists together in the concert, with the best musicians of the ABS-CBN Philharmonic. What more can I ask for as musical director? Ang ganda at ang sarap ng tugtugan, said Cayabyab, who is the musical director of the all-star OPM concert. According to ABS-CBN president, Charo Santos-Concio, this will be a significant platform to celebrate the character and soul of Filipino music. [via ABS-CBN news]


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