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Home NEWS Events Introducing the Young Artist’s Series 2012

Introducing the Young Artist’s Series 2012

 The Manila Chamber Orchestra Foundation Inc., (MCOF) in partnership with the Filipinas Heritage Library (FHL), is inviting everyone to attend the Young Artist’s Series 2012 recital, to be held at the Filipinas Heritage Library, on July 12, 19, and 26, 2012. All shows will start at 6:30 p.m.


Tickets are available at FHL, Makati Avenue, Ayala Triangle, Makati City, for P500 each. Senior citizens can avail of a 20 percent discount, while students only need to pay P250 per ticket.

Carrying the theme Today’s Prodigies…Tomorrow’s Masters, the event will feature the debut recitals of three outstanding musicians from the MCOF’s deep pool of musical talents. Violinist Christian Tan will perform on July 12, soprano Elaine Vibal on July 19, and flutist Raymond Serreal on July 26.

Learn more about MCOF’s musical prodigies

Be the first to experience the artistry of three of the country's most promising young artists today.  

Listen to violinist Christian Tan described as "... his playing exhumes simplicity and humility.  His musical instirct are naturally appealing and highly cultivated.  Mr. Tan was the youngest violinist invited to join the Asian Youth Orchestra in their 17 cities Asian tour and was awarded with the Artistic Director Achievement Award by the founder and music director of the orchestra, Dr. Richard Pontzious.  Performing music of Ysaye, Saint-Seans, Winiawski, Sarasate and Ravel.

Soprano Elaine Vibal "possesses an elegant, innocent and finely nuance voice that lightened up the stage.  Her performance as Norina pictures her as a witty, elegant, poise and compelling lady".  Ms. Vibal is a winner of the 2009 Jovita Fuentes Vocal Competition.  Program includes works by Handel, Bellini, Debussy, Liszt, Puccini, Strauss and De Leon.

Flutist John Raymond Serreal has recently passed the audition for the Rome Music Festival Orchestra.   His playing was described as "... a combination of enchanting sensitive lyricism and hypnotizing forcefulness, a phenomenon encountered very rarely.  Look forward to hearing more from this artist."  Program includes music by Bach, de Leon, Chaminade & Hindemith.

Let their music spark and rekindle the hope for a new future in everyone of us.  Support the future music master in their quest to hone their artistry that would lead them to the path of Music Masters.

A special performance dubbed Trio: Best of Chamber Music will also be held at the library on July 20. Enjoy a night of entrancing music with pianist Maryanne Espina, violinist Gina Medina, and cellist Wilfredo Pasamba.