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Posting for your information the upcoming 2008 Bamboo Organ Festival schedules, details and programme.
33rd International Bamboo Organ Festival Las Pinas City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Festival Schedule and Programme:
Thursday, February 21, 2008 - GALA Solo organ music - Ghislain Leroy (France) Misa de Sales (1826), from Iglesia de Baclayon, Bohol - Las Pinas Boys Choir with Bamboo organ Bach Cantata no. 82 – Noel Azcona, solo baritone, with Festival Ensemble conducted by Chino Toledo
Friday, February 22 - AN EVENING OF ORGAN MUSIC Full program of organ music on Bamboo organ and Auditorium organ by Ghislain Leroy (France)
Saturday, February 23 - CONCERT UNDER THE TREES Popular music performed in the church patio
Sunday, February 24 - Las Piñas Boys Choir In Concert
Monday, February 25 - ORGAN AND VOICES Repeat of Gala concert
Wednesday and Friday, February 27 and 29 MESSA DI GLORIA Celebration of the 150th birthday of Giacomo Puccini with a performance of his Messa di Gloria. Noel Azcona and Randy Gilongo, soloists, with Festival Orchestra conducted by Chino Toledo, and a mixed choir. The Concerto for Two Organs BWV 1061 will also be performed by Armando Salarza and Dr. Johann Trummer (Austria).
Ticket prices: P600.00, P400.00, P200.00
For inquiries, please call +63.2.510.3839.
How to get to St. Joseph's Church (Bamboo Organ), Las Pinas City, Metro Manila,
Driving Directions to Las Pinas Church: From Roxas Blvd going to Cavite, take the road going to Las Pinas at the end of Coastal Road. Turn left to the road just below the flyover then go straight till you see the Las Pinas Bamboo Organ Church on your left.
How to commute to Las Pinas Church: From Lawton and Taft Avenue, there are Zapote-bound buses that will take you to Las Pinas.
Other festival in Las Pinas is the erroneously called "water lily" festival.