Monday, August 17

15th Anniversary Concert Season of Metro Manila Concert Orchestra

Metro Manila Concert Orchestra Celebrating 15 Years with mesmerizing concerts featuring classical musical

August 7, 2015 at the Meralco Theater, the concert event dubbed as “The Romantic Rachmaninoff” signifies the start of the 15th anniversary concert season of Metro Manila Concert Orchestra (MMCO).

Crystal Rodis Concepcion, flutist

Respected conductor Chino Toledo leads MMCO in creating beautiful music

The enchanting musical event is the initial offering of MMCO under the baton of world-class conductor Prof. Josefino Chino Toledo that features internationally acclaimed pianist Aima Labra Makk performing classical pieces from the great composer Rachmaninoff. 

Piano virtuoso, Aima Labra Makk, performing the great Rachmaninoff Piano Concert No. 2

Also featuring is Asia’s Got Talent top finalist and soprano Gerphil Flores rendering nostalgic songs that surely captures the audience in awe.

Asia’s Got Talent finalist Gerphil Flores singing Parla Piu


Gerphil Flores sings with such powerful emotions

Gerphil Flores together with the Metro Manila Concert Orchestra graced the evening with crossover classical renditions of such iconic songs like the Italian version of Speak Softly- the Parla Piu and the all-time classic The Impossible Dream. Both chosen pieces are from award-winning movie soundtracks The Godfather and Man from La Mancha respectively. The vocal prowess of Ms. Gerphil filled the theater with a lovely voice- a product of strict discipline in the field of classical music. 

Metro Manila Concert Orchestra presents “The Powerful Prokofiev” this September 18, 2015 at the Meralco Theater

The Powerful Prokofiev is the second installation for Metro Manila Concert Orchestra 15th anniversary concert series. This special show will feature two of the most talented Filipino personalities in the classical music scene. Conductor for MMCO Mr. Chino Toledo will be accompanied by the outstanding pianist himself Mr. Raul Sunico who is also the president of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.  The duo will certainly delight the audience as they revel in rendering world class performances from the pillars of classical music such as Chabrier, Kasilag, Glasunov, Prokofiev and Schubert.


For people who have passion for classical music this 2nd show of Metro Manila Concert Orchestra is a wonderful treat but for those who would like to discover the profound beauty of classical music this event is a definite must.

Two outstanding personalities in the spectrum of classical music are Raul Sunico pianist and Chino Toledo, conductor of the Metro Manila Concert Orchestra

The MMCO second show “The Powerful Prokofiev” is a delightful musical show that Filipino families should indulge. It is high time to support the local classical music scene which is the best alternative to pop music. Bring the whole family for a grandiose musical event this September.

THE POWERFUL PROKOFIEV is MMCO's second concert in celebration of the 15th Crystal Anniversary Concert Season of Metro Manila Concert Orchestra. Concert starts at 7:00 pm at the Meralco Theater on September 18, 2015. Tickets are available at all TicketWorld outlets (891-9999) or contact 0917-750-0107, 2183791 and MMCO at 412-8791 for more details.

“It is so important for people at a young age to be invited to embrace classical music and opera.” –Luciano Pavarotti

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