Monday, August 10, 2009

Ballet Philippines' "Masterworks" (August 14-16, 2009)

In celebration of Ballet Philippines' 40th year, the company will be opening the season with Masterworks, a showcase presenting significant works that have established Ballet Philippines as the flagship company in ballet and contemporary dance. From its extensive repertoire of over 400 works in classical and contemporary works, Masterworks will include Agnes Locsin's neo-ethnic Igorot; Edna Vida's Ensalada to the music of Ryan Cayabyab's "Mamang Kutsero," "Bakya Mo Neneng" and "Limang Dipang Tao"; Bam Damian's athletic pas de deux Evacuation; Gaano Kadalas..., created by the late Tony Fabella; Swimming the Ilog Pasig by Alden Lugnasin; William Carter's neo-classical ballet, Bach Concerto; BP Founding Artistic Director Alice Reyes' Romeo and Juliet; and Denisa Reyes' Te Deum.

Guest artists for Masterworks include the Manila Symphony Orchestra, UP Concert Chorus and the Greenhills Christian Fellowship Chancel Choir with soloists Janet Sabas Aracama, Raymond Roldan and Jeannelle Bihag-Roldan, and pianist Greg Zuniega.

Showing at the CCP Main Theater on: Aug 14, Friday 3pm & 8pm/ Aug 15, Saturday 3pm & 8pm/ and on Aug 16, Sunday 10am and 3pm.

For tickets, call (632) 551-1003 or 551-0221. Or visit

1 comment:

Guest said...

nice show...the masterworks! watched it twice.

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