Lea Salonga: Songs from the Stage

 

A sold out event at the  Club Regent Centre featured  Tony Award winner LEA SALONGA  for an   evening  of  musical  extravaganza with the   Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra  on April  27,  2017.

The  amazingly fabulous international star  did  a  brilliant performance  that covered  her  famous  theatre songs that included “I dreamed a dream” and “On my Own” from Les Miserable and Disney’s  “A Whole New World” from Alladin,  “Reflection” from Mulan and others from  Broadway and Westend musicals.   She also did a  rendition of  whole lot of  classic, pop and  jazz selections.

Aside from being   known in the world of musical theatre, 0Lea is also a   popular  recording artist, television performer and movie  actress  in the Philippines.  Lea   originated the lead role of Kim in the musical  Miss Saigon. This  earned herself the Olivier and Theatre World awards and made her the first asian to win a Tony Award.

Just recently,  Lea also appeared  on Allegiance, a history-inspired  musical  which charts the lives of  Japanese Americans who were placed into U.S. concentration camps during World War II. Currently, she is one of the coaches for a reality singing competition in the Philippines.

 

(Photo credit: Don Windsor, Casinos of Winnipeg)

 

 

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