North and south of Metro Manila, art and music aficionados can expect to enjoy a richness for the soul, for the heart. They can also expect something glorious to watch and listen in August. You wonder why I stray from my true mountain residence?
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"Liping Zheng's A Passionate World" is up until Aug. 5 at the ArtistSpace. The gallery is open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. It is located at the back of Ayala Museum, facing the entrance of Greenbelt 5 (fronting Balenciaga and Massimo Dutti), de la Rosa Street, Makati City.
The music event of the month in August: two glorious concertos, two soloists in one evening with the Manila Symphony Orchestra under Arturo Molina on Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at the UP Abelardo Hall, Diliman, Quezon City. Violinist Diomedes Saraza, Jr. plays Bartok's Violin Concerto No. 2 and pianist Oliver Salonga, Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor. Tickets at P1,000 (orchestra) and P500 (balcony). Free delivery of ordered tickets. Call tel. no. (02) 5763132 or text 09065104270.