Lea Salonga’s anniversary concert to air on ABS-CBN, June 15

by Jocelyn Dimaculangan
Jun 14, 2008
LEA, My Life...On Stage will be shown to the viewing public this Sunday, June 15, on ABS-CBN. The 30th anniversary concert of Lea Salonga was held at the PICC last May 23-24, 2008.


Fans of Lea Salonga who were unable to watch her two-night concert at the Philippine International Convention Center will now be able to see her grand performance on ABS-CBN. LEA, My Life...On Stage will be aired on June 15 at 10:45 p.m. as part of the Kapamilya Network's Sunday's Best.

Watch Lea perform brilliantly with a full orchestra, singing songs from her various stage performances and albums produced in the past thirty years of her showbiz career. Photos and videos will also be shown to viewers, chronicling Lea's local and international career.

Produced by Ambient Events, LEA, My Life...On Stage was held at the PICC last May 23 and 24. It is a collaborative effort between Lea, her brother Gerard who is the concert's musical director, the FILharmoniKa orchestra, and long-time mentor and two-time awardee for Best Stage Director, Freddie Santos.


This stage musical-concert traced Lea's three-decade career, from theater to film to TV commercials to recording and to the international stage, where she became known in renowned musicals such as Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Flower Drum Song and They're Playing Our Song.


Stage performers such as Michael Williams, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, Chari Arespacochaga, Robbie Guevarra, Raul Montessa and Annalyn Bantug performed memorable songs from various productions such as "Sun and Moon," "Last Night of the World," "I'd Give My Life for You," and "Bui Doi."

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Aga Muhlach was Lea's only showbiz guest who even announced to the audience that his next film will be with the international singer. It has been 13 years since the two have appeared together in the film Sana Maulit Muli and to commemorate this fact, Aga and Lea performed a duet of the Gary Valenciano hit. Their first movie together was the 1992 romantic movie Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal.


Click HERE to view photos of LEA, My Life...On Stage.

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LEA, My Life...On Stage will be shown to the viewing public this Sunday, June 15, on ABS-CBN. The 30th anniversary concert of Lea Salonga was held at the PICC last May 23-24, 2008.
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