"All Together Now - Celebrate In Song!" features notable Alumni of the Philippine Madrigal Singers and their choirs
Date: May 2, 2013
Location: California, USA
The two-time European Grand Prix winner, the Philippine Madrigal Singers, has spawned numerous soloists, composer/arrangers and choral conductors. On June 30th at 7pm, US-based alumni will perform in premiere arts venue the Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood, CA in celebration of the famed choir's 50th anniversary. A diverse repertoire of Madrigals, original works, ethnic themes and popular music will be presented by:
The Harana Men's Chorus, led by Ed Nepomuceno (ACDA & Los Angeles Master Chorale member)
Inspirare Vocal Ensemble, led by Melvir Ausente (Los Angeles Master Chorale)
Sal Malaki (of the LA Opera and Los Angeles Master Chorale)
Maria Cristina "Kit" Navarro (Pacific Chorale, John Alexander Singers)
Composer/arrangers Annie Nepomuceno & Nilo Alcala
....and many more!
The concert is presented in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Arts Commission whose aim is to present cultural diversity in the arts. The program will be a great way to discover new music, and enjoy some choral standards. There also some interactive songs so audience can sing along, for a unique and enriching experience. A sampling of the repertoire would be:
German & Italian Madrigals
Choral settings of Filipino folk songs "Ti Ayat" and "Ay! Kalisud"
Original works by Ryan Cayabyab ("Gloria") and Nilo Alcala ("Agnus Dei") and other original sacred works
Courtship songs, novelty piece "Italian Salad" and songs from the Jersey Boys by the all-male ensemble Harana Men's Chorus
Soloists would perform their favored genre, ranging from classical to pop
Preview videos and mp3s are available here (scroll down to the gallery and click the Audio or Video tabs)
Purchase before June 24 and get $5 off regular tickets, PLUS use code MUSICAMANILA, for a special discount for Choralnet members!
For more information visit http://fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/576
Ford Amphitheatre is located at 2580 Cahuenga Blvd East, Hollywood, CA 90068