THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra stages its next series of online concerts billed as The PPO Spotlight: Virtual Pocket Performances to be streamed on May 7, 2021 at 8pm, Friday through the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Website.
Program for the May 7 concert, which focuses on Star Wars, features the following pieces such as The Mandalorian by Ludwig Göransson orch. Jose Carlo Tuazon to be played the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra; Princess Leia’s Theme by John Williams to be performed by violinists Dino Akira Decena, Christian Tan, Jose Carlo Tuazon and Berny Dulce Payte (Violin), Joy Allan Dela Cruz (Viola), Rey Casey Concepcion (Viola), Gerry Graham Gonzales (Cello) and Ariston Payte III (Double Bass); Cantina Band by John Williams arr. Hernan Manalastas to be rendered by Glober Calambro (Trumpet), Edwin Matias (Trumpet), Adolfo Mendoza (Bassoon), Hernan Manalastas (Clarinet), Arnel Jacinto (Double Bass), Jay-Ar Mesa (French Horn), Ricson Poonin (Trombone), Aimee Dela Cruz (Mallets), Ederic Sampedro (Drums); Jascha Obieta Decena (Piano); Star Wars Medley by John Williams arr. James H. Burden to be interpreted by the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra.
The PPO Online Pocket Performance Series, which runs from February to July 2021, is a program of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra that can be viewed from the PPO FB page and the CCP YouTube as platforms.