For the 226th birth anniversary of the great poet Francisco “Balagtas” Baltazar, (April 2) here is a 1949 still from the LVN film Florante at Laura, with Florante (Leopoldo Salcedo) and Aladin (Teody Belarmino).
For more ‘awit at corrido’ treat yourself to an afternoon of orchestral Filipino classics. On April 5, the Lopez Museum & Library and the Orchestra of the Filipino Youth (OFY) pay tribute to the genius of National Artist for Music, Maestro and Professor Lucio D. San Pedro.
Concert ticket costs P500 and P450 for students and museum members. This includes admission to the museum’s ongoing exhibit “Complicated.” For information and ticket reservation, call Tina at 631-2417.