Sunday, April 14, 2024

Tag: Vol. LXXX No. 5

The keys that make music

SETTING aside their lesson plans momentarily, several UST Conservatory of Music teachers joined their students on stage for the annual “Sampung mga Daliri atbp: Concert of 10 Grand pianos” at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo of the Cultural Center of the Philippines last September,.

Mounting a stage ‘rebellion’

TEATRO Tomasino, UST’s oldest theater guild, has opened its 31st season impressively with a Filipino translation of Lope de Vega’s Fuente Ovejuna.

De Vega, the greatest dramatist during the Spanish golden age in the 17th century, tells of an actual peasant revolt in a Castilian village named Fuente Ovejuna in the late 15th century. Commander Fernán Gómez de Guzmán of the Order of Calatrava is a terrible ruler who, despite being described as the man “with the red cross across his chest,” is hash and cruel.