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By Shielo Mendoza | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Wed, Apr 25, 2012
CONCERT : JANUARY 18, 2014
WHERE : PICC PLENARY HALL, CCP COMPLEX
ROXAS BOULEVARD, MANILA
Lea Salonga Playlist The Repeat
January 18, 2014
PICC Planary Hall, CCP Complex
Price Zone 1 – P8,336
Price Zone 2 – P7,294
Price Zone 3 – P5,210
Price Zone 4 – P4,168
Price Zone 5 – P3,126
Price Zone 6 – P1,042
CONCERT : FEBRUARY 22 & 23, 2014
PLACE : SOUTH KOREA
LEA SALONGA, Asia's first lead actress in the renowned Broadway musical, Miss Saigon in London, will be in South Korea on February 22, 2014 to perform with Il Divo, the famed UK group. Their repertoire will be songs from musical plays like Les Miserables, West Side Story, Phantom of the Opera, Cats and more.
The concert is entitled "A MUSICAL AFFAIR" will be held at the Jamsil Indoor Stadium on February 22 & in Gwangju City (Jeollanam-do) on the 23rd.
Ticket prices are from 90,000 to 250,000 won. You can get tickets from Interpark.
Lea Salonga was in Korea last June 2008 when she had her concert in the country. Catch Il Divo and Lea in Japan and North America from February to June 2014.
BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF LEA SALONGA:
BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF LEA SALONGA:
Lea Salonga, KLD (/ /; born February 22, 1971), is a Filipina singer and actress who starred in the lead role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon, for which she won the Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Theatre World awards. Salonga is the first Filipino artist to be signed to an international record label (having been signed to Atlantic Records in 1993). She is also the first Philippine-based artist to have received a major album release and distribution deal in the United States (the second being Charice Pempengco with her 2010 album Charice), and one of the best-selling Filipino artists of all time, having sold over five million copies of her albums worldwide.
She was the first Asian actress to play the roles of Éponine and Fantine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway. She portrayed both roles on the musical's 10th and 25th anniversary show in London respectively. She also provided the singing voice of two officialDisney Princesses: Jasmine in Aladdin (1992), and Fa Mulan in Mulan (1998) and Mulan II (2004). Salonga was named a Disney Legend in 2011 for her work with The Walt Disney Company.
On January 10, 2004, Salonga married Robert Charles Chien, a Chinese-Japanese managing director of an entertainment software company in Los Angeles, California, whom she met while doing Flower Drum Song. They have a daughter, Nicole Beverly, who was born in 2006, named after Salonga's late mother-in-law, Beverly. She is also an avid video game enthusiast, and has mentioned her love for the hobby in several of her print articles.
On October 15, 2010, Salonga was nominated Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Voice and Musical ability
Salonga has a soprano range from D3 to C6. Salonga has been praised for the control over her powerful vocals which can easily showcase a wide array of emotion and soundscapes. In her popular music releases, Salonga has been known to sing "simple love songs" which is common in traditional Original Pilipino Music. In both Disney princess singing voices, Salonga showcases her head tones which reach up to F5. Salonga's most famous role as Kim in Miss Saigon has been known as showcasing her voice well from the top to the bottom. Her top notes have a bright and angelic quality, while her lower range has warm round tones.
Salonga was honoured as a Disney Legend on 19 August 2011.
She was chosen to serve as one of the judges in the 60th Miss Universe 2011 Beauty Pageant in São Paulo, Brazil on 12 September 2011. She was tasked to ask Miss Angola Leila Lopes – who went on to become Miss Universe – during the question and answer portion.
Lea has appeared in various Broadway Musical Productions around the world and she is one of the best and highly recognized celebrities in the world who has achieved a lot in her personal life and career (concerts in the Philippines and overseas, and Various Broadway Musical Shows since she was a child).