DLSU Manila restages A Fire in the Soul: A Cantata


As De La Salle University celebrates its 100 years of La Sallian Presence in the Philippines, it brings you once again on stage one of it’s most succesful musicales.

A Fire in the Soul: A Cantata commemorates the crucial events of the La Sallian’s mission in South East Asia during the World War I. It tells us the story of how the American Forces bombards Manila and how the grounds of De La Salle College, Manila was attacked by the Japanese Soldiers and murders twenty-four (24) innocent civilian lives and sixteen (16) La Sallian Brothers.
As war turns human beings into monsters, it also forges heroes out of its flames. This story needs to be told to honor their memories, their service to humanity, and to remember these heroes eternally.

A Fire in the Soul: A Cantata
The Artistic Staff:
Created by Gabby Fernandes
Directed by Peque Gallaga
Produced by Br. Bernard S. Oca, FSC
Lines Produced by Lore Reyes

Libretto Written by Vicente Garcia Groyon
Composed by Von de Guzman
Production Design by Mio Infante
Technical and Lighting Direction by Dong Calingacion
Projection Design by GA Fallarme
The Main Cast:
Michael de Mesa as Br. Egbert

Franco Laurel as Br. Antonius

Al Gatmaitan as Br. Mutwald
Jonel Mojica as Br. Friedbert
Miguel Castro as Br. Arkadius
Floyd Tena as Br. Athanasius
Naomi Sison as Alma Mater
Onyl Torres as Japanese Captain
Nazer SalcedoGary Fabricante , and John Gilbert Arceo as Japanese Soldiers
Also featuring;
La Sallian Singing Groups:
De La Salle Inner Soul
De La Salle-Zobel Chorale
La Salle Centennial Orchestra
La Salle Centennial Chorus

You can watch A Fire in the Soul: A Cantata on February 26 (Sunday – Matinee) at 3pm and February 27 (Monday – Gala Night) at 8pm to be held at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, 7th Floor of Don Enrique T. Yuchengco Hall of De La Salle University – Manila.

For the matinee performance on February 26, 2012 (3pm), regular tickets are at P200, while student rates are at P100. For the gala show on February 27, 2012 (8pm), orchestra seats are priced at P500 (regular)/ P250 (students) and balcony seats at P250 (regular)/ P200 (students).

For more information, please call the DLSU Centennial Office at (632) 524-4611 local 290 or email perla.garcia@dlsu.edu.ph.

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