Know the latest news, events and other happenings in Philippine art and culture scene! Here you can find updates on Filipino art exhibits, film festivals, cultural summit, Philippine art contests and other events. Announcements of forthcoming events may be sent to This site is dedicated for Filipino artists, art aficionados and the public at large in the Philippines and other parts of the world!

Philippine Art Scene | Privacy Policy

Subscribe To Posts

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner



Search For Philippine Art Events



Saturday, November 18, 2006

Russian Prize-Winner joins great performance series at Philamlife Theater

Russian Prize-Winner, Ilya Rashkovskiy, joins Great Performance Series at Philamlife Theater

Ilya Rashkovskiy, grand prizewinner of the First Hong Kong International Piano Competition chaired by Vladimir Ashkenazy, will debut in Manila on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 as part of the Great Performance Series at the Philamlife Theater, UN Avenue, Ermita, Manila.

The other members of the Hong Kong jury which gave the grand prize to Ilya Rashkovskiy include Tchaikovsky laureate Vladimir Krainev and piano icons Gary Graffman, Leon Fleisher and Cristina Ortiz.

Also a prizewinner of international piano competitions in France, Italy and Spain, Ilya Rashkovskiy has debuted in the world’s most important venues among them the Theatre du Champ Elysee in France, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Deulen Concertgebouw in Rotterdam. Among the conductors Ilya Rashkovskiy has worked with include Sergio Commissiona and Edo de Waart who earlier worked with Cecile Licad.

Rashkovskiy Manila program called An Evening of Piano Fantasy is sponsored by the Chopin Society of Hong Kong headed by Andrew and Annabela Afreris.

The December 13 piano repertoire at the Philamlife Theater include Mozart’s Fantasy in C Minor, KV 475, Schubert’s Wanderer Fantasy in C Major, Chopin’s Fantasy in F Minor, Liszt’s Fantasia quasi sonata (Dante Sonata) and Balakirev’s Oriental Fantasy-Islamey.

Apart from Ilya Rashkovskiy, the Great Performance Series at Philamlife Theater include Filipino tenor Otoniel Gonzaga with guest artists Dulce, sopranos Rachelle Gerodias and Camille Lopez-Molina, flutist Christopher Oracion and the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Rodel Colmenar with a performance on December 9, 2006.

The series ends on February 24, 2007 with a recital of Romanian violin superstar Alexandru Tomescu with pianist Mary Anne Espina.

The Great Performance Series at Philamlife Theater is sponsored by the Philamlife Insurance Company and the Chopin Society of Hong Kong.

Ticket Prices: Orchestra Center and Left: P,1500; Orchestra Right P1,000; Loge Center P700; Loge Sides P500.

For ticket inquiries about the Great Performance Series at Philamlife Theater, please call tel. 9007023 or cell 09065104270.

No comments:

Popular Posts

Link With Us!

Support Philippine Art | Philippine Art Scene! If you wish to link back to this site, place this small text link: [ Philippine Art Scene] in your Blog's "Links area" or "Blogroll" by highlighting, right-clicking, copying the code below, and pasting it into your Blog's html template.

Welcome to Philippine Art Scene!

To view the latest Philippine art news and events, simply click on the labels and buttons below and in the sidebar.

Philippine Art Categories
Philippine Art
Philippine Art Contests
Philippine Cinema
Philippine Dance
Philippine Exhibit
Philippine Gallery
Philippine Literature
Philippine Fashion
Philippine Museum
Philippine Music
Philippine Painting
Philippine Photography
Philippine Theater
Filipino Artist

Philippine Art Spaces: Galleries & Museums

Philippine Art Institutions

More Philippine art categories will be added soon....

All Rights Reserved By:Philippine Art Scene.