Text and photos courtesy by French Embassy – Cultural Affairs Section
This February, the French Embassy has invited the Project 201 Jazz Quartet, led by award-winning Filipino saxophonist Michael Mark Guevarra, alongside pianist Ayman Linzag, percussionist Chico Macorol, and bassist Prince Santiago, to perform a repertoire of well-loved French chansons, including “La Vie en rose,” “Ne me quitte pas,” “Les Feuilles mortes” (“Autumn Leaves”), and “C’est si bon”, among many others.
Joining Project 201 as a special guest performer is Filipina jazz singer and vocal coach, Faye Yupano.
“Je t’aime: An Online Concert of French Love Songs” will be streamed for free on Thursday, February 25, 8:00 PM on the French Embassy’s Facebook page.
February’s Cultural Thursday is organized in partnership with the French Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines and the Tasting Club, which will be offering a special French dinner menu for the benefit of the France Philippines United Action Foundation (FPUA).
This month, the Tasting Club offers a set meal of Guinea Fowl Supreme with Raisin Sauce and Gratin dauphinois and Chocolate Éclair, accompanied by Château Kirwan 2013, AOC Margaux for PHP 1,350 (exclusive of delivery fee).
Ten percent of proceeds will go to the FPUA.
Order your degustation kit here.