LIST: Concerts, events for September 2023

Jan Milo Severo - Philstar.com
LIST: Concerts, events for September 2023
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MANILA, Philippines — (UPDATED: Sept. 13, 2023, 7:17 p.m.) September is filled with concerts and events that will surely entertain Filipinos to get into the mood for the Yuletide season. 

Here are some of them: 

'Falstaff' (September 5)

"Falstaff," a Shakespearean comedy by Giuseppe Verdi is the featured opera at CCP’s "The Met: LIVE in HD" Season 8 on September 5 in Cinema 1, Greenbelt 3, in Makati City at 5:30 p.m.  

Teo (September 5-16)

2022 Metrobank Art and Design Competition Grand Awardee for Sculpture Teo holds his first solo exhibition at the Leon Gallery which looks into his personal experiences as a student of the arts and the various artistic philosophies and theories that has invigorated him along the way.

"Terra Firma, Terra Excelsia" (September 7-19)

Galerie Francesca at Alabang'sFestival Mall hosts this solo exhibition by the atmospheric abstract artist and fine jewelry designer Helena Alegre, highlighted by her sculptural jewelry and seascape paintings as inspired by her adopted hometown of Daet, Camarines Norte.

TAN (September 8, 9, 10)

Changsun, Jiseong, Sunghyuk, Taehoon, Hyunyeop, Jooan, and Jaejun are coming back to Manila to do a series of mall shows this September. Catch them this coming September 8 in Market! Market! Activity Center, September 9 in TriNoma Activity Center and September 10 in SM City CDO Downtown.

P1Harmony (September 9)

The six-member Korean boy group P1Harmony, composed f Keeho, Theo, Jiung, Intak, Soul, and Jongseob, will be performing at the New Frontier Theater on September 9. Ticketing details have been announced by the global concert promoter, Live Nation Philippines, and will be available at TicketNet outlets and via www.ticketnet.com.ph.

The Magnificent September Auction at Leon Gallery (September 9)

The Leon Gallery puts several lots under the hammer this month including pieces by Hernando R. Ocampo, Anita Magsaysay-Ho, and Vicente Manansala.

Lauv (September 9, 11)

American singer-songwriter Lauv brings his "between albums" tour first to Cebu City's Waterfront Hotel & Casino before a visit to the Mall of Asia Arena.

KAINation Food Fair (September 9-10, 15-16)

Coca-Cola Philippines holds its first-ever food fair in back-to-back weekends (first at Greenfield District, then Eastwood City) with a celebration of Filipinos' favorite food available to everyone who drops by.

NIKI (September 13)

NIKI Live In Manila concert happening on September 13, Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena

International Design Conference (September 14-15)

The?Design Center of the Philippines will host the Philippines’ biggest design conference at the Tanghalang Ignacio Gimenez or the CCP Black Box Theater with a lineup that includes award-winning design critic and author Alice Rawsthorn, Umea Institute of Design Professor and sustainability pioneer in automotive design Daniela Bohlinger, Director of Danish Design Center Christina Melander, Head of Design Policy from the United Kingdom Anna Whicher; and Desire Lines’ Founding Director Sarah Ichioka.

Edamama Family Expo 2023 (September 15-17)

The Edamama Family Expo will be on September 15 to 17 in SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. Over 250 brands will be represented at the event, which will be attended by Edamama brand ambassador, Iza Calzado, among many other celebrity mama guests. 

'Rama, Hari' (September 15, 16, 22, 23)

“Rama, Hari,” the highly-acclaimed Filipino rock opera ballet, returns to the stage this September. The production holds the prestige of being the only collaboration that features the masterful works of five National Artists, Alice Reyes for Direction and Choreography, Ryan Cayabyab for Music, Salvador Bernal for Production Design, and Bienvenido Lumbera for the lyrics and libretto with English translations by Rolando Tinio. It will run at the Samsung Performing Arts Theater from September 22 to 23.

ATEEZ (September 16)

Kpop boy band ATEEZ hosts its first ever solo concert in the Philippines since the group's debut in 2018 at the Araneta Coliseum.

Philippine Creative Industries Month (September 17)

Simultaneous afternoon workshops will be held at the Luneta Open Air Auditorium for audio visual and digital interactive media, creative services, design (making shoes, parols, and jewelry, t-shirt printing), comics writing, performing arts (songwriting, theater acting, dance, puppetry), visual arts (pottery, painting, photography), and traditional culture expression (Baybayin, pabalat and puni, making Ilocos empanada).

Báilame (September 20, 21, 22, 23)

Spain's Granada Flamenco Ballet will perform a rendition of "Báilame (Dance for Me)" here in the Philippines for the first time at Cebu City's Casino Español de Cebu in Cebu City (Sept. 20 and 21) and at the Tanghalang Ignacio B. Gimenez or CCP Blackbox Theater (Sept. 22 and 23).

Clara Benin (September 22)

Clara Benin celebrates the release of her sophomore studio album with a major concert happening at the Music Museum on September 22 from 8 p.m. onwards. Aptly titled “befriending my tears, a Clara Benin concert,” the show chronicles Benin’s journey as an artist coming to terms with self-acceptance and healing while showcasing musical maturity through years of experience and growth.

Maningning Poetry Workshop (September 22)

The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation Inc., in cooperation with the Far Eastern University Center for the Arts, Institute of Architecture and Fine Arts,and Institute of Arts and Sciences are hosting a free workshop that is part of a one-day art and poetry event at the FEU University Conference Center.

2023 Korean Film Festival (September 22-26)

Seven award-winning films make up the line-up of this year's Korean Film Festival, which will screen at the Cinematheque Centre Davao and various SM Malls nationwide, highlighted by the "Meet the Mentor" series which will see The Lamp CEO Park Eunkyung and filmmaker Lee Yeonhwa speak on a panel about the art of producing Korean movies.

TWICE (September 30)

TWICE's concert is happening in Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on September 30. TWICE is returning to Manila for a one-night show as part of their "Ready to Be" world tour. The group's upcoming concert is their second time performing in Manila after four years. They held "Twicelights" tour in SM Mall of Asia Arena in June 2019. Composed of Jihyo, Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung and Tzuyu, TWICE debuted in 2015 under JYP Entertainment.

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