“Celeste” - The Queen That Rules The Hearts of All!

“Celeste” at The Theatre at Solaire in August: One enchanted evening with the Queen That Rules The Hearts of All!

It has been a long while since Celeste Legaspi last held a solo concert. And the longer she stayed away, the bigger her legend grew.

Admirers of the legendary singer, actress, and local music icon have kept their memories of her signature songs like “Tuliro,” “Sabado,” “Mamang Sorbetero,” among many others; her few and select film performances in Lino Brocka’s “Sa Kabila Ng Lahat,” Mario O’Hara’s “Tatlong Ina, Isang Anak,” and Ishmael Bernal’s “Wating;” and her theatrical forays in “Katy” and “Larawan The Musical.” Ms. Legaspi’s last acting stint was in the GMA-7 series “Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real” where she was properly elegant as Maricel Soriano’s protective mother.

Solaire Resort and Casino is proud to have Celeste Legaspi back on the concert stage via “Celeste” to be held August 5, 2017, 8pm at The Theatre at Solaire.

After the huge success of Basil Valdez’s concert at the Theatre at Solaire, Audie Gemora, Solaire Entertainment Director, says that “it makes perfect sense to bring the original diva Celeste Legaspi next.”

Solaire is bent to be a home for the best Filipino artists. “You will notice that in the last two years, Solaire has been at the forefront of bringing back OPM concerts which for the longest time have dwindled due to foreign acts.”

That vision is not lost on Celeste Legaspi who has been championing Original Pilipino Music from the time she helped found OPM or the Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit. With talent manager Girlie Rodis, Celeste was co-founder of Musical Theatre Philippines (Musicat) which produced seven musicals including “Katy” in 1988, “Kenkoy Loves Rosing” in 1992, “Alikabok” (1995), “Larawan The Musical” (1997).

During her heyday in the 70s, when every songstress and chanteuse capitalized on sentimentality, Celeste Legaspi brought elements of blues into her singing. Hers is a distinct and mellifluous voice that you’ll never get tired of listening to and humming along with. “Celeste was also known for her theatrical concerts in the 70s,” adds Gemora. That was a grand time when concerts had a real concept. Musical director for “Celeste” is Maestro Ryan Cayabyab. “We are confident that Ryan will be sure to bring out the best of Celeste’s musicality.”

“Celeste” will also be extra special since it coincides with Centennial of Miss Legaspi’s father, National Artist for Visual Arts Cesar Legaspi. “What better way to honor him than to stage a concert in his memory,” says Gemora.

“My father has always been my biggest critic,” remembers Miss Legaspi in an interview. “But everything was carino brutal.”

With singles and albums that have reached gold and platinum status, Celeste Legaspi went on to conquer more heights with accolades and awards including Outstanding Performance Award from the Song Festival in Tokyo, Japan in 1976, Tinig Awards for live entertainment (1977, 1979, and 1990) and the Aliw Award for Entertainer of the Year (1978).

“Celeste” promises to be a nostalgic night that will also be a tribute show for the Queen That Rules The Hearts of All.

August 5, 2017
Saturday • 8pm

The Theatre at Solaire
Solaire Resort & Casino
1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Paranaque City


₱ 10,000 - V V I P
₱ 4,000 - V I P
₱ 2,500 - Zone A
₱ 2,000 - Zone B
₱ 1,500 - Premium Gold
₱ 1,000 - Zone C
₱ 500 - Zone D


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