Philippine Orchestras: Manila Symphony Orchestra, San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra, de La Salle University Pops Orchestra

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Manila Symphony Orchestra, San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra, de La Salle University Pops Orchestra, Ust Symphony Orchestra, de La Salle Zobel Symphony Orchestra, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Manila Philharmonic Orchestra. Excerpt: The Manila Symphony Orchestra is one of the oldest orchestras in Asia. Founded by Dr. ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Manila Symphony Orchestra, San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra, de La Salle University Pops Orchestra, Ust Symphony Orchestra, de La Salle Zobel Symphony Orchestra, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Manila Philharmonic Orchestra. Excerpt: The Manila Symphony Orchestra is one of the oldest orchestras in Asia. Founded by Dr. Alexander Lippay in 1926, the orchestra has played a major role in Philippine history. Through the years it has hosted artists Montserrat Caballé, Yehudi Menuhin, Igor Oistrakh, Eugene Istomin, Fou Ts'ong, Barry Tuckwell, Paul Badura-Skoda and Rony Rogoff, as well as conductors Andre Kostelanetz, Arthur Fiedler, Mendi Rodan, Robert Feist, Gareth Nair and Helen Quach. MSO has instituted two main programs intended to develop Filipino musical artistry and showcase Filipino musical talent, the "Young Artists Competitions" and the Luneta Concerts (known as Concert in the Park). The Manila Symphony Orchestra today has young musicians who are trained by the Philippine Research for Developing International Soloists (PREDIS), which was founded by Basilio Manalo and Sister Mary Placid Abejo at St. Scholasticas College. Filipino conductors have taken the helm of the MSO, including Francisco Santiago, Basilio Manalo, and (currently) Arturo Molina. In 1931 the Manila Symphony Society (MSS) with Mrs. Filomena Legarda as its president was formed to support the MSOs regular season concerts. During the 1940s until the 1960s the orchestra was led by the Dr. Herbert Zipper who led the orchestra to perform major symphonic works, ballets and opera productions, giving Manila a significant place in Asias cultural landscape. Aside from performing in major concert venues in the country, the MSO was also visible to a great number of Filipinos thro... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=13736396

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157023593
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/26/2010
  • Pages: 46
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.11 (d)

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