This November, Toyota Motor Philippines is bringing back one of the most-awaited celebrations of beautiful music and talent in the Toyota Classics 2018 with one of the most iconic voices in the global music industry.
Now on its 19th rendition, enjoy a delightful performance by the internationally-renowned Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) from London under the baton of conductor and a celebrated harpsichordist, Steven Devine together with the globally renowned singer, Lea Salonga on November 7, 2018 at the Theater of Solaire Resort & Casino.
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) has been performing for over three decades now. A few of the famous compositions to be performed by the Orchestra are Handel’s Water Music, Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor and Mozart’s Symphony No. 25 amongst other exquisite compositions.
The Toyota Classics this year shall focus on bringing the joy of music with the theme,“Music that Moves Lives.” Aligned with Toyota’s global vision of providing mobility for all, the said concert supports the ‘Start Your Impossible’ campaign, aiming to inspire people to strive for their dreams and make their impossible happen.
More than a celebration of remarkable music and performance since 1990, the Toyota Classics is one of Toyota’s biggest ventures to uphold the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility. This concert has raised close to USD 9.50 million for beneficiaries of local charities across the Asia Pacific Region for the past 29 years. Moreover, the said concert has also helped promote sustainable development and of course, the beauty of classical music in several countries across Asia.
For this year, Toyota’s beneficiary is para-swimmer gold medalist, Mr. Ernie Gawilan and the Philippine Paralympic Committee (PPC). Formed by the Philippine Sport for the Differently-Abled (Philspada), the PPC now serves as the counterpart of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) led by its president Mike Barredo, a former Philippine Sports commissioner who also heads Philspada.
EAside from the Philippines, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will also be performing in other Asian countries – Brunei, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, and Vietnam.