November 3, 2015

ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra concert highlights “The Magic of John Williams”

ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra
Listening to the most beautiful classical music from the famous composers especially of movie scores is the best - featuring excerpts from the piano and violin concertos, symphonies and classical favorites.

“The Magic of John Williams” will be the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra concert in time for the holiday season on December 12 at The Theatre, Solaire.

John Williams, one of the most popular and successful American orchestral composers and his scores for such films as Jaws, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Schindler's List, as well as the Indiana Jones series, have won him multiple awards and produced best-selling recordings, and his scores for the original Star Wars trilogy transformed the landscape of Hollywood film music.

As ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates the music legacy of renowned American composer John Williams via a special concert  will put the spotlight on Williams’ well-loved movie scores from blockbuster classic films through the years, including the adventurous bicycle chase in “E.T.,” the thrilling sea hunt in “Jaws,” and even the romantic flying scene in “Superman.”

Other memorable movie scores that the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra will feature in the much-awaited concert like the themes from “Jurassic Park,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Harry Potter,” “Yes Giorgio,” and the 1984 Olympics Anthem.

Gerard Salonga, the conductor and musical director of ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra explaining the concert's theme “The Magic of John Williams” to be held on December 12.
Now on its third run, the original John Williams arrangements were acquired from the US three years ago and will be used exclusively for the show. This year, additional pieces were purchased for the show such as remarkable music hits from the movies “Home Alone” and “Hook” that will surely bring in the Christmas spirit. 

Through his musical expertise, Williams is able to immortalize memorable scenes in various hit movies that appealed to millions of people worldwide.

Don't miss “The Magic of John Williams” and it will also feature highly anticipated performances from top OPM artist Jose Mari Chan, singer-actress Nikki Gil, and “The Voice of the Philippines” alumnae Morisette Amon.

ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra’s “The Magic of John Williams” will be staged on December 12 at 8PM.

For tickets, contact Ticketworld at 891-9999.

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