CULTURAL CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES FEBRUARY 2009 CALENDAR

FEBRUARY

01
PASINAYA 2009: THE CCP OPEN HOUSE FESTIVAL


With more than fifty (50) free shows and one thousand (1,000) artists performing in various venues of the CCP, this whole day event has activities for audiences of all ages and interests.  The once-a-year event features sneak previews of productions of the CCP Resident Companies, namely:  Ballet Philippines, Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company, NAMCYA, Philippine Ballet Theater, Philippine Madrigal Singers, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, Tanghalang Pilipino and the UST Symphony Orchestra. The 40th Anniversary event shall include previews of forthcoming Gala shows, an Artists Market, culinary events, street parade and dancing, Art in Asphalt murals, film screenings, sports and recreation and a dragon boat exhibition. Pay what you can! See all you can! Suggested donation: Php20.00.
6:00 am – 6:00 pm

Various CCP Complex venues

 

 

06-15

ZSAZSA ZATURNNAH ZE MUZIKAL

(Limited Return Engagement)

 

A beauty salon owner transforms into ZsaZsa Zaturnnah, a superhuman warrior endowed with uncanny strength and remarkable beauty.  She fearlessly defends a small town from fashion forward aliens, a giant frog and rampaging zombies.  Tanghalang Pilipino brings back this rousingly funny musical based on the graphic novel by Carlo Vergara, adapted for the stage by Chris Martinez, set to infectious music by Vince de Jesus and directed by Chris Millado. Eula Valdez reprises her award winning peformance as the parlorista superhero (ine) who saves the world. Laugh and fall in love again (and again). Also featuring Agot Isidro and Kahlila Aguilos (Queen Femina), Tuxqs Rutaquio (Ada), Joey Parras and Nar Cabico (Didi), Arnold Reyes and Lauren Novero (Dodong) and the Tanghalang Pilipino Actors Company. “ . . . a rip-roaring, laugh out loud-athon!”

February 6 at 8:00 pm (Gala Night)

February 7 & 14 at 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm

February 8 & 15 at 3:00 pm

February 13 at 8:00 pm

Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino

(CCP Little Theater)

 

 

06-08

CCP DANCE GALA

 

An exciting showcase of the best in folkloric, classical and contemporary dance at the CCP.  A are opportunity to see the leading dancers and choreographic works of Ballet Philippines, Philippine Ballet Theater, Ballet Manila, and the Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group.  Curated by Edna Vida from the works of Tony Fabella, Agnes Locsin, Max Luna, Alice Reyes among others. A CCP 40th Anniversary presentation.


February 6 at 8:00 pm (Gala Night)

February 7-8 at 3:00 pm

Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo

(CCP Main Theater)

 

 

07

CCP SKINS 

 

A special lights & sound show with projection bombings on CCP’s façade showcasing images of artistic excellence (works) and faces of outstanding Filipino artists. Open to the public.

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm 

CCP Façade

 

 

10 – 18

SIKAT @ CCP

 

A specially designed tour of the CCP facilities and a unique experience of its programs, guided by personalities from various fields / sectors who are familiar with the center. 

10-11 & 17-18 February 

Various CCP Venues

 

 

13

PPO 2008-2009 CONCERT SEASON VI: Gabi ng Musikang Pilipino: A Rendezvous with National Artists


Agripino Diestro, conductor

Gina Medina, violin

Andrew Fernando, baritone

Antonio Buenaventura – Symphony no.1 in C major

L. Kasilag – Violin Concerto

F.P. de Leon – Cry of Balintawak

L.D. San Pedro – Sa Dalampasigan for baritone, chorus and orchestra

Experience an exciting array of musical styles through outstanding works by Filipino National Artists de Leon, Kasilag, Buenaventura, and San Pedro.

8:00 pm

Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo

(CCP Main Theater)

 

 

18

PHILSTAGE GAWAD BUHAY! AWARDS FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

 

The philippine Legitimate Stage Artists Group (PHILSTAGE) presents the first Gawad Buhay! for outstanding achievements and productions of its member companies in 2008.

7:30 pm

Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino

(CCP Little Theater)

 

 

19-28

THE CCP PRESENTS… 

 

A series of performances by some of the country’s most accomplished performing groups, restaging their most notable productions in dance, drama and music. The restaging will be facilitated through a venue grant given by the CCP to qualified groups together with creative, technical, publicity and marketing support. 


“Magandang Pilipinas”

(Philippine Barangay Folk Dance Troupe)

February 19 at 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm

“Heritage”

(Leyte Kalipayan Dance Troupe)

February 21 at 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm

Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater)

“Ranaw: Isang Alamat”

(Integrated Performing Arts Guild)

February 20 at 2:30 pm / February 21 at 7:30 pm

Violin and Piano Duo

(Gina Medina & Mary Anne Espina)

February  25 at 7:30 pm

“Arkat A Laanen”

(Sining Kambayoka Ensemble)

February 27 & 28 at 7:30 pm

Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater)

“Sita at Rama: Papet”

(Teatrong Mulat ng Pilipinas)

February 20 at 10:00 am & 3:00 pm

February 21 at 3:00 pm at 7:00 pm

Tanghalang Huseng Batute (CCP Studio Theater)

 

 

27-28

THE CCP 2009 NATIONAL ARTS MONTH GALA

A CCP 40th anniversary gala that celebrates outstanding Filipino achievements in the field of music. The concert present timeless Filipino musical compositions ranging from kundiman, harana, sarswela, Filipino operas and musicals, to original Filipino popular music as performed by some of the country’s leading musical artists with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Chino Toledo.

February 27 at 8:00pm

February 28 at 3:00pm

Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo

(CCP Main Theater)

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