By Pablo A. Tariman, VERA Files
Celebrated pianist Cecile Licad turns a year older on May 11 coping with varied recital and orchestral program that give her very little time to relax and reflect on both her personal and musical life.
She will observe her special day with her family in Manila while glued on the piano for a recital in Germany and her coming June 21 engagement with Nashville Symphony as soloist in the every popular Tchaikovsky No. 1 under the baton of a beautiful conductor named Kelly Corcoran.
From Nashville, she flies to Manila to debut with the ABS CBN Philharmonic on June 29 and later flying to Germany for a challenging recital program.
Her mother, Mrs. Rosario Buencamino Licad, is not worried about this hectic schedule.
“For my daughter, hard work comes naturally. She knows the importance of discipline, and long practice hours are second nature to her. She is a perfectionist but doesn’t gloat or brag about it. To this day, she always says, ‘I can learn anything fromRead More »from Mother says hard work comes to Licad naturally