Lea Salonga, Gerard Salonga share sentiments about a noon time musical variety show where singers were out of tune

A viral Facebook post of singer and Broadway actress Lea Salonga shared her sentiments about the poor performance of a production number in an unnamed noontime musical variety show. On Lea Salonga’s Facebook timeline, the award-winning Broadway actress re-posted Gerard’s status when Gerard’s daughter noticed the artists in an unnamed noontime variety show were “singing out of tune, and way too slow.” With a caption “It was too good to not share!” “From Gerard’s Facebook page. It was too good to not share. I was …

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KMF scholars take centerstage anew for “One with the Stars”

Back from last year’s hit classical concert “Songs from a Silver World,” the talented scholars of Klassikal Music Foundation (KMF) are set to put a grand twist on some of the most enjoyable songs ever written in “Klassikal Music Foundation presents: One with the Stars,” KMF’s 10th anniversary musical extravaganza. Founded in 2007 by McDonald’s Philippines Founder and Chairman Dr. George T. Yang, KMF is a scholarship fund that provides assistance to deserving students who are financially incapable of pushing through with costly music degrees. …

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Rocky Gathercole’s creations take the spotlight on Lifestyle TV

A grand spectacle of Filipino-made couture takes center stage as Lifestyle TV airs the Bantay Bata 163 30th Anniversary Special, a fundraising event featuring renowned international designer Rocky Gathercole, this Saturday (September 9). The Hollywood-famous fashion artist, known for dressing big celebrities such as Katy Perry, Paris Hilton, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears, showcased his avant-garde designs in the one night affair held recently at the Philippine International Convention Center. Guests were treated to an ultra-chic fashion show with Kapamilya stars Ian Veneracion and Bea Alonzo joining models …

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Mickey Muñoz, Mickey Perz helm Disney concert “Tale as Old as Time” this weekend

Namesakes of the world’s famous mouse are at the helm of the fully licensed Disney concert, “Tale as Old as Time” happening on Saturday (Nov 19) at 8pm and Sunday (Nov 20) at 3pm at the Kia Theater. Mickey Muñoz, the head of ABS-CBN Events, takes charge of stage direction and Mickey Perz, PBB 2007 2nd Big Placer and a full-time choreographer, dons the role of movement director. The two met 10 years ago when Muñoz was part of the Pinoy Big Brother team that …

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ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra to perform with Andrea Bocelli in April

Young Filipino musicians Francis Concio, Toma Cayabyab, and Ejay Yatco performed with the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra for their conducting recital after their three-day conducting workshop with Maestro Gerard Salonga to harness their skills in leading an orchestra. Handpicked by the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra to train with Gerard, the three young musicians were exposed to learn the right skills and attitude in conducting as part of ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra’s mission to train high potential young musicians to become the country’s next top conductors. Gerard shared that …

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Gerard Salonga, excited for another gripping concert with Cellist Richard Bamping

The ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra is busy preparing for their concert this Saturday, September 20, at the BDO Francisco Santiago Hall. This concert features the cellist Richard Bamping from Hong Kong. Born in Manchester, Bamping has been living in the eastern part of the globe for the past 20 years, playing as the principal cellist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. This isn’t the first time Richard shares the stage with Maestro Gerard. Richard has been invited by the Maestro last 2010 to play with the …

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