The ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra will play well-loved movie scores of legendary composer John Williams in its first solo concert on September 2, 6 PM at the Meralco Theater.
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The members of the orchestra, as well as its Music Director and Conductor Gerard Salonga, are all big fans of Williams, who has surpassed greatness because of his music. “Everyone’s always excited to start with the rehearsals for the concert,” Salonga shared. “We bought the musical pieces from the US exclusively for this show; these pieces are authentic works of John Williams,” said Salonga.
Other movie scores in the repertoire include themes from “Jurassic Park,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Harry Potter,” “Yes Giorgio,” plus the 1984 Olympics Anthem.
Guest performers are Karylle and Jose Mari Chan. The Philippine Outpost 501st,an international organization of Star Wars fans who wear costumes from the movie, will also serve as an added attraction.
For ticket inquiries for this fun-filled family event, contact Tinky Cruz at 0915-1949760; Chris Graham at (02) 586-6732; Ticketworld at 891-9999; or firstname.lastname@example.org.