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                    [Title] => Pope Francis in Habemus Papam
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In an unprecedented move that challenged many years of tradition, the Vatican has entered into a five-year contract with a record company, Universal Classics Italy.

[DatePublished] => 2015-01-02 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135672 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804842 [AuthorName] => Baby A. Gil [SectionName] => Entertainment [SectionUrl] => entertainment [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/entertainment/20150102/habemus-papam-3.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1282707 [Title] => Striking classic concert marks MSO’s 88th year/ Salazar piano concert Feb 27 [Summary] =>

The printed program of the Manila Symphony Orchestra concert at the F. Santiago Hall to mark its 88th year describes Arturo Molina’s conducting as “instinctive, natural and intuitive yet precise, clear and authoritative.”

[DatePublished] => 2014-01-25 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135822 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1005841 [Title] => Saraza’s audacity, brio; Zuniega shares the applause/ Israeli deputy bids adieu [Summary] =>

A participant in international festivals and recipient of international honors, 23-year-old violinist Diomedes Saraza Jr. played in 2006 the Khatchaturian Concerto for the opening of a musical festival in Vermont. He won the Mannes College Concerto Competition which led to a performance with the Mannes Philharmonic in 2009, becoming its concertmaster in the same year. His chamber group won in the American League Competition and was later featured in Carnegie Hall.

[DatePublished] => 2013-07-24 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135822 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 963741 [Title] => A masterful trumpeter; A fiery baton-wielder/ Lyric Opera’s formal debut [Summary] =>

In a concert entitled “A Trumpet Calls” and held at the F. Santiago Hall, Belgian trumpeter Manu Mellaerts immediately asserted himself as a master of his instrument in Johann Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto in E Flat Major. He drew opulent, diversified tonal colors which were projected with utmost clarity and evenness.

[DatePublished] => 2013-07-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135822 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 959532 [Title] => Four Hands at the Opera, trumpet, violin, song, harp, film, flute, jazz festivals [Summary] =>

On July 13, 7:30 p.m. at the CCP Little Theater, four famous Italian opera composers ­ Rossini, Verdi, Donizetti and Puccini  will be interpreted in four fantasies based on their operas by conductor-pianist-composer Luciano Bellini and by pianist and recording artist Antonella Vitelli.

[DatePublished] => 2013-06-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135822 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 934168 [Title] => Ochanine’s mighty Mahler, Paguirigan stirs pulses/MSO’s forthcoming concerts [Summary] =>

Cosi fan tutte, regarded by many as Mozart’s best opera, had its Overture as the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s initial selection under Maestro Olivier Ochanine in the closing concert of the 30th season, this performed at the CCP main theater.

[DatePublished] => 2013-04-24 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135822 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 920237 [Title] => O. Ochanine, Sofya Gulyak: More than Elegantly Brahms/ Regina: A phenomenal pianist [Summary] =>

Even when Brahms was at his prime musicologists did not rank him with Bach or Beethoven. Yet, his best works, among them his Concerto No. 2 in B Flat Major, is beyond the competence of most pianists.

[DatePublished] => 2013-03-16 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135822 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 785802 [Title] => Cecile Licad: A pianist's pianist [Summary] =>

The first Filipino and probably the first Asian to receive the Leventritt Gold Medal in New York is now making the rounds of international piano competitions not as competitor but as international judge.

[DatePublished] => 2012-03-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Entertainment [SectionUrl] => entertainment [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 706280 [Title] => Sunico, Caces: Formidable duo / Concerts, current and choice [Summary] =>

Top pianists Raul Sunico and Aries Caces were a formidable duo playing at the Philamlife auditorium a program that ranged from the romantic to the avant-garde.

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Decades ago, celebrated pianist Arthur Schnabel was reported to have given a series of seven concerts at Carnegie Hall which offered all of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas for seven consecutive weeks.

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