6 Concerts To Celebrate The Valentine's Spirit
A Night of Love (An Evening of Opera Love Songs and Duets)
Date: February 10 | 7p.m.
Venue: Ayala Museum, Makati Ave. cor. De La Rosa St., Makati City
What to look forward to: Filipino tenor Arthur Espiritu returns to his homeland for a pre-Valentine concert, featuring opera arias and duets about love. Performing with him are three of the country’s top classical music artists—sopranos Stefanie Quintin and Mheco Manlangit, and pianist Najib Ismail. Included in their repertoire are music from Puccini’s “La Boheme,” Gounod’s “Romeo et Juliette,” Meyerbeer’s “Les Huguenot,” Bizet’s “Carmen,” Stravinsky’s “The Rake’s Progress,” to name a few.
Ticket prices: ?1,000 (orchestra regular); ?1,500 (orchestra premiere); students get 50% discount. Free seating per section. Available over-the-counter in all TicketWorld outlets.
Love Rocks with Peabo Bryson
Date: February 13 | 8p.m.
Venue: Newport Performing Arts Theater, 3rd Flr., Newport Mall, Newport Blvd., Pasay City
What to look forward to: Grammy Award winner Peabo Bryson returns to Manila for a one-night only concert. International recording artist J Michaels also returns to NPAT as co-headliner and host of the Love Rocks! concert series. Former Miss Saigon Jenine Desiderio will complete the lineup as special guest artist, all backed by the J Michaels Band, under the direction of Maestro Danny Favis. The theme for the evening will also include a tribute to the music of Burt Bacharach, with each artist performing their favorite Bacharach tunes.
Ticket prices: ?1,800 to ?7,000. Reserved seating. Available at ticketworld.com.ph.
Dionne Warwick: A Valentine Concert
Date: February 13, 14 | 8p.m.
Venue: Solaire Grand Ballroom, Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Parañaque City
What to look forward to: Experience the soothing, scintillating voice of international music icon Dionne Warwick as she sings her classic hits “Walk on By,” “Say a Little Prayer,” “I’ll Never Love This Way Again,” and more!
Ticket prices: ?3,700 (Zone B); ?4,800 (Zone A); ?6,300 (VIP). Reserved seating. Available at ticketworld.com.ph.
Date: February 14 | 8:30p.m.
Venue: Globe Auditorium Maybank Performing Arts Theater, BGC Arts Center, 26th St. cor. 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City
What to look forward to: This show is a celebration of the triumphs and dreams of world-class Filipino artist Joanna Ampil, who recently won Best Actress in the Metro Manila Film Festival’s for her performance in the movie “Ang Larawan.” Watch out for surprise guests!
Ticket prices: ?1,000 to ?3,500. Available at ticketworld.com.ph.
This Is Us” Aiza ‘Ice’ Seguerra & The Company
Date: February 13 & 14 | 8:00 PM
Venue: Music Museum - Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan City
What to look forward to: Their hits—both originals and covers—that give us the ultimate romantic feels.
Ticket prices: ?1,000 to ?2,500. Available at Music Museum (721-6726) and at ticketworld.com.ph
Date: February 15 | 8p.m.
Venue: Music Museum, Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan City
What to look forward to: Known for giving life to OPM classics and memorable movie themes, Basil Valdez will take concert-goers on a journey of timeless hits that will make them smile, cry, fall in love, and feel inspired once again. The inspirational balladeer will perform with the Ateneo Chamber Singers. This fund-raising event is presented by The Maryknoll/Miriam College Alumni Association (MMCAA), for the benefit of Project MMARIA, the MMCAA’s Quick Response to Calamities mobilization initiative.
Ticket prices: ?1,500 (balcony, free seating); ?3,000 (orchestra center); ?2,500 (orchestra side). Available at ticketworld.com.ph.