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AEGIS, PPO in repeat concert at CCP

The musical collaboration between the pop rock group AEGIS and the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Herminigildo G. Ranera returns to delight audiences in a pre-Valentine’s Day concert billed as AEGIS IN SYMPHONY, SYMPHONIC AEGIS #Hugot Pa More! on February 11, 8:00pm at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

Due to insistent public demand, the musical collaboration between the pop rock group AEGIS and the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Herminigildo G. Ranera returns to delight audiences in a pre-Valentine’s Day concert billed as AEGIS IN SYMPHONY, SYMPHONIC AEGIS #Hugot Pa More! on February 11, 8:00pm at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

The concert is presented by The CCP Complex Employees Organization (CCPCEO) with the support of the Cultural Center of the Philippines and Harbour Square. It is a fundraising project of the CCPCEO for its health and wellness programs, and other projects for the welfare of its members.  The CCPCEO is led by its Board of Directors composed of Gemma Marco, Romeo Yan, Jocel Pacada, Maria Arlene Asis, Ramil Austria, Ma. Judith Peña, Avel Griar, Joselle Calizo, Arlin Ballesteros, Edgar Laganas, Ronald Rosas, Teresa de Guzman, Ferdinand Sevilla, Jorge Joy Sababan and Andrew Baldonado.

Under the direction of Ariel S. R. Yonzon, the concert showcases the artistic fusion of classical music and the rock band’s original music. The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Maestro Herminigildo Ranera, will play a symphonic medley of popular Valentine hits, while the AEGIS will render a cross-over performance of classic love songs with the PPO and a love duet with tenor Arman Ferrer. In addition, internationally renowned concert pianist Raul Sunico will arrange a special “rockestral” musical number to be sung by AEGIS.

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AEGIS is a Filipino pop rock band formed in the 1990s. The band is composed of sisters Juliet, Mercy and Ken Sunot on vocals, Rey Abenoja on guitars, Stella Pabico on keyboards, Rowena Pinpin on bass and drummer Vilma Goloviogo. The group is known for its singles such as “Luhà” (“Tears”), “Halík” (“Kiss”), and “Basáng-basâ sa Ulán” (“Drenched in the Rain”).

Tickets are available at P1500, P1300, P1000, P700, P500 and P300.

For details, contact the CCP Box Office at 832-3704 or Ticketworld at 891-9999; or visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph.

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