London-based Filipina pianist, Inna Montesclaros will give a solo piano recital, “Classics
for a Cause” at the Francisco Santiago Hall, BDO Corporate Center, Makati Ave. corner
H. V. de la Costa, on July 28, at 4pm. The concert is presented by the Lamdag Foundation for Women’s Project, Inc. in cooperation with BDO.
Sally C. Monteiro, President of the Davao Development Board Manila Chapter of the Lamdag Foundation, said the concert is a fund drive earmarked for the construction of its Dayao Center in Davao City. It will house the foundation’s activities for the total
development of female students, young women professionals, housewives, and women
helpers (kasambahay)—not only in Davao but in the nearby Southern Mindanao
provinces as well.
Inna Montesclaros is a leading concert pianist of the country who is hailed for her
expressive ability to communicate her passion for music through warm, articulate
She will play the following pieces: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Sonata No. 30 Op. 109;
George Enescu’s Suite No.2 in D major; Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Dumka in C minor, Op. 59,
and Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.
Pianist Montesclaros finished her Bachelor’s of Music in Piano Performance at the Royal
College of Music (RCM) in London, with Ian Jones as her mentor. She pursued her
Master of Arts degree in piano at the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) in London and
Advanced Diploma in Piano, graduating with a First (Distinction) under the tutelage of
In Manila her teachers were Prof. Cecile Basilio-Roxas and Prof. Dr. Raul Sunico. The
latter was her mentor at the UST Conservatory of Music where she spent two years of
study, enjoying the Sto. Domingo Scholarship before going to London on a scholarship
She garnered major awards in Manila and international piano competitions in Malaysia,
Vietnam, South Korea, and Germany. She performed in London, Chile, Italy, Netherlands and the US, apart from giving regular concerts in Manila.
For ticket inquiry please call Elsie at mobile phone 0917-523-6646 and Ditas, 0917-862-
7100. Tickets will also be available at the gate before concert time.