FESTIVAL PROGRAM
The 39th International Bamboo Organ Festival
Updated : December 2013
EL SIGLO DE ORO
Thursday, 20 February
Gala Concert (Invitational)
Friday, 21 / Wednesday, 26 February (Repeat Concert)
We know about festivities in Intramuros during the 1600’s, but do not know what music was performed. Music scores were lost. To reconstruct the music of that period of our music history, we can rely on the printed “Cancioneros” used in Latin America, and which probably were imported to Manila. Our encounter with Western music over a period of 300 years, made us different from the rest of Asia.

In this program we hear the music of Spanish Golden Age, secular and sacred villancicos, from the late renaissance to the Baroque, accompanied by recorders, guitar, organ, castañetas, drums and similar instruments.

Francisco Guerrero
Juan Del Encina
Franco Alonso
Juan Cererols
J.S. Bach
Juan Areñes
Francisco Vallas
Juan De Araujo
Colin Andrews (USA), organ
Armando Salarza, organ
Villancico Vocal Ensemble
Las Piñas Boys Choir
Musica Sofia, recorder ensemble
Carsten Linck (Germany), guitar
Eudenice Palaruan, conductor
CONCERT UNDER THE TREES
Saturday, 22 February

Main Artist for this year's Concert Under the Trees is Jed Madela.
EVENING OF ORGAN MUSIC
Sunday, 23 February

Colin Andrews (USA), organist, will play the Bamboo Organ (Spanish composers) and the Auditorium Organ (J.S.Bach)
NIGHT OF TWO BOYS CHOIRS
“DOS COROS DE TIPLES”
Tuesday, 25 February

The two “surviving” Boys Choirs in Metro Manila, meet in a unique concert. Eudenice Palaruan arranged for this program music by Manoling Francisco, Eduardo Hontiveros and Arnel Aquino.

The two choirs will sing together in commissioned works for children’s choirs by Jed Balsamo and Joy Nilo. The organ will be played by Johann Trummer (Austria) and Armando Salarza.

Tiples De Sto Domingo , Eugene Delos Santos
Las Piñas Boys Choir, Armando Salarza
Johann Trummer ( Austria), organ
Armando Salarza, organ