In view of the ongoing pandemic, the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra continues to seek alternative ways to serenade audiences with classical music by staging an online Recital Series to be held from November 2021 to June 2022. The Recital Series will be streamed via the CCP and PPO Facebook Pages at 8PM.
The first recital opens with flutist Hercules Santiago performing Otar Taktakishvili’s Sonata for Flute and Piano on November 26.
The second recital features clarinetist Ariel Sta. Ana as he renders Robert Schumann’s Fantasiestucke Op. 73 and Michele Mangani’s Pagina d’ Album for Clarinet and Piano on December 31.
French horn player Ernani Pascual welcomes the New Year with the third recital as he interprets Hermann Eichborn’s Sonate fur Waldhorn und Klaiver, op. 71 on January 28, 2022.
The fourth recital puts trumpet player Glober Calambro on spotlight as he performs Paul Hindemith’s Sonate on February 25.
The fifth recital centers on cellist Giancarlo Gonzales with a rendition of Claude Debussy’s Cello Sonata and Svante Henryson’s Black Run on March 25.
The sixth recital continues with violinist Dino Akira Decena interpreting two works by Nicanor Abelardo: Sonata for Violin and Piano, and Romanza on April 29.
The seventh recital focuses on viola player Rey Casey Concepcion as he renders Paul Hindemith’s Viola Sonata Op. 11, No. 4 and Max Bruch’s Romanze Op. 85 on May 27.
Contrabass player Ariston Payte III closes the recital series with a performance of Adolf Misek’s Sonata No. 2, Op. 6 on June 24, 2022.