MANILA, Feb. 2 — Want to have a rewind of rare, great, mellow and soulful Filipino classical music or “kundiman”?
Treat yourself to an evening of original Filipino music ranging from folk songs, ballads, and contemporary love songs that are sure to tug at your heartstrings through “GuitarNights” at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the Ayala Museum Ground Floor Lobby, Makati City.
GuitarNights is a new addition to the list of musical experiences offered by Ayala Museum by gathering some of the country's foremost classical guitarists and bringing the familiar and beloved instrument to a whole new light.
These cherished musical works shall be interpreted by four talented classical guitarists — Aaron Aguila, Ramoncito Carpio, Jordan Amaca, and Lester Demetillo — with special guests Stefanie Quintin (soprano), Astarte Abraham (mezzo soprano), and Nicole Tejedor (clarinet).
The featured artists are associated with the Independent Philippine Art Ventures Inc. (IPAV), a multimedia arts company that focuses on promoting Filipino classical musicians.
Tickets are on sale at the Ayala Museum Ticket Counter — Tuesdays to Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Regular tickets are priced at Php700, Php500 for senior citizens and Php300 for students.
Discounted rate of Php560 is available only to Ayala Rewards Circle and AGC Employees.
Pre-event sales is at the Ayala Museum, Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street, Greenbelt Park.
Since limited seats are available, cash payment is preferred. In the event the maximum seating capacity is already reached, succeeding buyers will be duly informed of standing room only status and can purchase tickets at the minimum price (Php300).
It is best to call 7598288 local 31 or 35 to get the latest update on the availability of tickets.
Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 and a counter for unclaimed or unsold tickets will be available during the concert date.
Holders of tickets purchased before reaching maximum capacity status during the sale period may sit anywhere. Seating assignment is first come, first served. (PNA)