The Cultural Center of the Philippines, in cooperation with Caruso Ristorante Italiano, Rustan Commercial Corporation and Philippine Italian Association (PIA), presents Italian soprano Elena Monti in an evening of classical vocal music with Filipino tenor Ronan Ferrer and pianist Raul Sunico, Musicgear Chamber, together with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra string ensemble under the baton of Maestro Ruggero Barbieri at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) on May 28 at 7:30PM.
Born in Milan, Monti graduated at her hometown’s school of music with top score and special mention. She later won several competitions in Italy and abroad. She won the selections for the Scala Singing Academy, where she took part in Zauberflöte, L’Elisir d’ Amore in the role of Adina; Armide directed by M° in an Easter Concert and Giulio Sabino of Carti at Ravenna Festival.
Monti enjoys a prolific concert activity and she has worked with various conductors. She also debuted in the most prestigious Italian and International Theaters, including the Teatro alla Scala (La Scala Theater). The varied roles she sang include Mimì in La Bohéme, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, among others. In 2010 she opened the season at San Carlo Theater in Naples in La Clemenza di Tito. She also recently performed in concerts in Tokyo, at Teatro Real in Madrid and she debuted the role of Violetta in La Traviata at Teatro la Fenice in Venice.
Tickets are priced at P1,800 and P1,300.
For inquiries, call the CCP Box Office at (+632) 832-3704.