In the late 1700s and early 1800s, a trend began of writing music for smaller groups of three, four, or slightly more. Friends and family members would gather around and play these pieces for entertainment at home or in smaller rooms—or “chambers”—resulting in what we know today as “chamber” music. This coming March 25, […]
The month of love has arrived, and what better way to celebrate it than with music? This February 14, the University of the Philippines Symphony Orchestra (UPSO) and the UP Singing Ambassadors (UPSA) collaborate in “Puso,” a Valentine’s Day concert that reminds us that not only is love tender, but it is also strong and […]
From north to south, the entire UP community celebrates the holidays with a concert by the UP Symphony Orchestra and choirs and musical groups representing each UP campus. Would you please celebrate with us on Wednesday, December 22, 7:00 pm.
In memory of those who have passed on, especially during this pandemic, the UP Symphony Orchestra and the UP Madrigal Singers will perform the Philippine premiere of Camille Saint-Saëns’ Messe de Requiem on November 26, 2021.
Charming animations, a children’s tale of adventure, and an environmental message, all set to orchestral music—these and more in the UP Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concert, “Kathang Likas,” this October 29, Friday, at 7:00 pm.
The UP Symphony Orchestra is dedicating its concert, “Simula: Handog sa Mag-aaral” to all UP students starting off on a new academic year—featuring UP student performing groups from different campuses. Watch the concert on Friday, September 24, at 7:00 p.m.
Song, dance, and soaring orchestral music come together in the UP Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concert, “Distant Dances,” premiering on Friday, August 27, at 7:00 pm.
The UP Symphony Orchestra is offering a treat for chamber music fans: a series of chamber performances in their upcoming concert, Sketches, on Friday, 23 July 2021, at 7:00 p.m.
The UP Symphony Orchestra’s next online concert, Kayumangging Lahi, will be a musical celebration of Filipino creativity, talent and culture. Watch the concert on June 18, Friday, 7 p.m., on UPSO’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.
The UP Symphony Orchestra presents “Across the Big Ocean: A Quincentennial Celebration of March Sixteen Fifteen Hundred Twenty-One” to commemorate through music Magellan’s journey around the world 500 years ago. The concert premieres on 26 March, 7 p.m.