A Kaleidoscope of Austrian Music

February 18, 2016

PRESS RELEASE
February 18, 201

The Johann Strauss Society of the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (JSSP) will hold a Gala Dinner Concert A Kaleidoscope of Austrian Music Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at the Ballroom of the New World Makati Hotel.

The event features internationally-renowned concert pianist Raul Sunico performing with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra to be conducted by eminent Austrian conductor Ernest Hoetzl. Program includes W.A. Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, J. Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 5, Johann Strauss II’s Emperor Waltz and Lehar’s Gold & Silver Waltz. Paul Hertel’s Emigration will be premiered for the first time in the Philippines.

Funds raised are earmarked for projects of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the Psychological Center at Marillac Hills for abused children and girls, the Mother and Child project of Virlanie Foundation for abandoned children and medical and educational needs of indigent children.

The event is spearheaded by JSSP President Olga Severino Martel and the Ladies Committee composed of President Martel, JSSP Chairman and Consul General of Monaco Fortune Ledesma, VP and Consul of Gambia Agnes Huibonhoa, Secretary and Consul of Tanzania Betty Chua, Treasurer Virginia Lane, Mila How, Rosalind Wee, Fanny Blanco, Ditas Posadas, Marissa Fenton and Lilibeth Campos.

Co-sponsors are the New World Makati Hotel, Lexus Manila and Universal Harvester.