By Pablo A. Tariman, VERA Files
Wednesday night at the Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resort World, Manila’s music lovers heard the pop opera quartet, Il Divo, for the second time around and loving every minute of it.
The group was apparently conceptualized to appeal to all races and thus the different nationalities of the members of the quartet namely tenor Urs Buhler of Switzerland, baritone Carlos Marin of Spain, pop artist Sebastien Izambard of France and tenor David Miller from the United States.
The evening’s repertoire consisted of songs from the musical theater starting with “Some Enchanted Evening” from “South Pacific” and ending with “Impossible Dream” from “Man of La Mancha” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from “Carousel.”
The songs are nothing new but they remain an audience favorite through the years and given new arrangement to showcase the four voices and a guest singer who happens to be Lea Salonga who thrilled with seldom heard high notes in “Music of the Night”Read More »from The making of a pop opera quartet