THE Cultural Center of the Philippines celebrated the 15th anniversary of Pasinaya themed as “Karapatan, Kalayaan at Kultura” last February 1-3, 2019.
COINCIDING with the 50th Anniversary of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), the CCP Outreach Program kicks off its Ruby Year this 2019 with a performance series at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (Little Theater) featuring four regional collaborative productions.
WHETHER you are quite new in the arts, a casual fan or an art aficionado, you will surely find something that will catch your attention at the Pasinaya 2019, the largest multi-arts festival in the country organized by the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
THE largest multi-arts festival in the country is back, but this year, the CCP Pasinaya Open House Festival will be held for a longer period – from February 1 to 3.
THE Cultural Center of the Philippines, the Metropolitan Opera of New York, and the Filipinas Opera Society Foundation, Inc., in cooperation with the Ayala Mall Cinemas, opens the sixth season of the Met Opera in HD with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Die Zauberflӧte (The Magic Flute) on January 8, 2019. Featuring the German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder, The Magic Flute tells the story of a handsome prince who has been persuaded by the Queen of the Night to rescue her daughter Pamina from captivity. Accompanied by Papageno, the prince and the princess undergo severe trials, which end in triumph. Soprano Golda Schultz stars as Pamina, tenor Charles Castronovo as Tamino, baritone Markus Werba as Papageno, and soprano Kathryn Lewek as the Queen of the Night. Julie Taymor’s spectacular production is a classic of the Met repertoire. The CCP partners with the Met Opera of New York to feature screenings of its operatic productions through the high-definition digital video technology and Dolby sound, recreating the experience of watching an opera production at the Met “live.” Other productions …