Do You Hear the People Sing? Benefit Concert, Featuring Lea Salonga, Presented January 29th to 30th in Manila.
The concert is being performed at the Newport Performing Arts Center in Manila, featuring original Miss Saigon star Salonga, Australian leading man David Harris and Marie Zamora, who originated the role of Cosette in the original Paris production of Les Misérables.
Presenters also reached out to international artists who have performed in Miss Saigon and Les Misérables to join them for the benefit that includes the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra and a 100-member choir, with musical direction by Gerard Salonga.
The Manila concerts mark the first time Do You Hear the People Sing? has been staged as a benefit. The aim, according to presenters, is to build 200 homes ravaged by the typhoon through Habitat for Humanity Philippines. The concert has been presented across the U.S. and around the world.
Wednesday 29th January 2014