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February 13, 2013

Paco Park Presents' Philippine-German Month

The 32nd Philippine-German Month celebration in Paco Park Presents continues this Friday, February 15, 2013, starting at 6:00 p.m., with German guitarist Carsten Linck and Filipino soprano Stefanie Quintin taking center stage. Ms. Thea Perez is program host.
Paco Park Presents’ Philippine-German Month is an annual collaborative project of the Department of Tourism, under Sec. Ramon Jimenez, Jr., the National Parks Development Committee (NPDC), under Executive Director Juliet H. Villegas, the Embassy of Germany Manila and the People’s Television Network. NPDC Chief of the Cultural & Public Affairs Division Freddie A. Edos is the Executive In Charge of the project. Gie V. Arnold writes the script.

Soprano Stefanie Diclas Quintin is in her 5th year at the U.P. College of Music, taking up Voice Pedagogy, under Professor Emeritus Fides Cuyugan-Asensio. She is a recipient of the U.P. CRL Rey T. Paguio Scholarship Fund. She was a PGMA-Presidential Awardee for Culture & the Arts for her promotion of the Arts among the youth. She was a soloist in the various musical projects in UP College of Music and has gone abroad as a soloist-member of various chorales such as the UP LBCE, Coro Concertino and the Ateneo de Manila College Glee Club, which competed in this year’s European Grand Prix for Choral Singing and in the 57th International Fleishmann Award for Choral Singing in Ireland.

Guitarist Carsten Linck studied at the Folkwang School of Music in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and at the Düsseldorf Robert Schumann School. A multiple laureate of Jugend musiziert, Germany’s national award for young musicians, Carsten Linck has also won the first prize of the Internationaler Bubenreuther Musikwettbewerb. In 1992 he received for his artistic work the culture award of the City of Essen. He has joined various vocalists and instrumentalists on extensive concert tours which have led him to the major cities of Germany and Europe. Having performed at various radio and TV productions, Linck has also recorded 14 CDs for different music labels such as Orfeo International, amphion records, Signum and ARS Produktion.

Free Admission
Paco Park

San Marcelino St., Paco
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

Friday February 15, 2013

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