Imagine one of the world's most enduringfemale R&B superstars sharing centerstage with Manila's Crown Prince ofR&B. It's bound to be a nostalgic night of pure heart and soul that servesas a fitting backdrop for the meeting of generations onstage and in theaudience.
H21 Events and SEMAX InternationalPhilippines Inc., in cooperation with ALV Events International, proudly presentDionne Warwick in AMemorable Evening with Dionne at the Araneta Coliseum on October2, 2009, with Prince of R&B Jay-Ras special guest.
Over an illustrious four-decade career, DionneWarwick has established herself as aninternational musical legend. From the sixties to the early seventies, shegained renown for her collaboration with equally-legendary songwriters BurtBacharach and Hal David. She popularized timeless classics such as 'Say A LittlePrayer,' ‘Don't Make Me Over,' ‘Do You Know the Way to San Jose?,' ‘Alfie,'‘Walk on By,' ‘A House is Not a Home,' ‘Promises, Promises,' ‘I'll Never Fallin Love Again,' ‘This Girl's In Love With You,' ‘Reach Out For Me,' ‘Make ItEasy On Yourself,' ‘Always Something There To Remind Me,' ‘You'll Never Get toHeaven (If You Break My Heart)' and many more.
From that era onward, the multi-awardedGrammy winner also turned out such memorable hits as I'll Never Love This WayAgain, Déjà Vu, and joined longtime friends Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder andElton John to record the classic That's What Friends Are For.
She also lent her voice to the popular 1985 globalanthem, We Are The World, alongside Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, TinaTurner, Diana Ross and many others.
Forhis part, Prince of R&B Jay-R rose to prominence in 2003 after the releaseof his debut album, Gameface. The Fil-Am composer/arranger soonfollowed that up with equally-successful works including an eponymous release,the holiday tribute CD Christmas Away from Home, the runaway best-seller Soul In Love and the recently-released Holiday of Love. The multi-awardedcrooner has also proven his mettle as a competent actor, TV host and commercialendorser.
Forticket inquiries, call Ticketnet (911-5555). Showtime at the Big Dome on October2 is 8:00 P.M.