Sunday, June 16, 2024

Harmony Unleashed: Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Enchants Iloilo and Capiz with Magical Concert Nights

Harmony Unleashed: Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Enchants Iloilo and Capiz with Magical Concert Nights

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Experience the enchantment of musical brilliance as the Cultural Center of the Philippines proudly presents the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) in two captivating concerts. Ilonggos and Capiznons are in for a treat as the PPO, led by Maestro Herminigildo Ranera, graces the Dinagyang Festival with “The Dinagyang Musical Concert” on January 19 at the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand. The orchestral magic continues in Capiz with the “Kumpas, Tunog kag Kiay sa Roxas City!” outreach concert on January 21 at the Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center.

Joining forces with the City Government of Iloilo, Provincial Government of Iloilo, Iloilo Festivals Foundation, Inc., City Government of Roxas, Provincial Government of Capiz, and Uswag Ilonggo, these concerts aim to bring the soul of the Cultural Center of the Philippines to diverse regions, fostering a deeper connection to the rich cultural heritage.

The concert’s repertoire spans classical masterpieces like “Ride of the Valkyries” and contemporary favorites, including OPM hits and Broadway tunes. Renowned soprano-songwriter Lara Maigue and versatile singer-actor Gian Magdangal will serenade the audience with Filipino classics, Visayan songs, and other beloved melodies.

This initiative, part of the CCP’s outreach programs, embodies the values of katotohanan, kagandahan, and kabutihan, seeking to promote and preserve the best of Filipino arts and culture. As CCP President ad interim Michelle Nikki Junia emphasizes, the concerts aim to expand the reach of CCP and make it more accessible to audiences across the country.

Immerse yourself in the magical nights of music, celebrating the diversity and beauty of Filipino arts. These free concerts promise an unforgettable experience for music enthusiasts and culture aficionados alike. Stay updated on the latest details by visiting the CCP website ( and following the official CCP social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Join us on this musical journey, where the universal language of music unites us all.