Under the baton of Yoshikazu Fukumura, the PPO performs Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto ...


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Cultural Center of the Philippines




October 12, 2018 | 8:00 PM
Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater)


Under the baton of Yoshikazu Fukumura, the PPO performs Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 26, in G minor, Berlioz’s Le Corsaire Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, Op. 36, in F minor. 


Kristine Clair “KayCee” Uchi Galano has established herself as one of the leading young violinists of her generation. She has performed concertos with orchestras in Europe, China, North America, and in her native Philippines. This past summer, she toured the Philippines with the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra, performing Mozart’s A major violin concerto and other works, conducted by Gerard Salonga. And summer of 2017, she performed the Korngold Violin Concerto with the Jena Philharmonic, conducted by GMD Markus L. Frank at the 58th Weimar Masterclasses in Weimar, Germany.

KayCee won First Prize at the Malaysian Youth Music Festival and at the Great Wall Violin Concerto Competition in Beijing, performing the Brahms Violin Concerto. She was featured on National Public Radio’s “From The Top” with Christopher O’Riley at age 12 and later that year she also preformed Tchaikowsky Violin Concerto in D with the Metro Manila Concert Orchestra, conducted by Chino Toledo.  At age 14, she toured the USA with pianist Rohan DeSilva. Ms. Galano also toured China with the Starling Chamber Orchestra.

She has participated in the Queenstown Violin Summer School in New Zealand, Weimar Master Classes in Germany, and performed repeatedly at the Great Wall International Music Academy in Beijing. She also took part at the Innsbrook Institute of Music and the Bowdoin International Music Festival.

Ms. Galano studied at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with Kurt Sassmannshaus.