The Manila Symphony Orchestra (MSO) is a 55-piece world-class ensemble founded in 1926. It is regarded as Asia’s first symphony orchestra.
Ilonggos were in for a treat when MSO played their hearts out in two of the most iconic places in Iloilo as part of the 80th Iloilo City Charter Day celebration.
The two-night spectacle was under the baton of master conductor Professor Arturo Molina. On August 25 and 26, the Manila Symphony Orchestra wooed music lovers with “Sweet Symphonies: Bach vs. Beatles” and “Soundtracks and Symphonies” at the iconic Molo Church and the Iloilo Convention Center, respectively.
Here's what happened during the grand two-day celebration…
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