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Philippine Star Review

“In a concert or theatrical presentation, one artist – much more likely than not – will shine with more brilliance than the others. Very rarely will they all perform equally well even in an ensemble. But one individual player is likely to rise above the rest… In the final presentation of the Filipino Artists Series,

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Straits Times Review

MANUEL CABRERA II Guitar Recital Esplanade Recital Studio / Saturday (2 April 2011) This review was published in The Straits Times on 4 April 2011 with the title “Sweet strumming”. by Chang Tou Liang The Filipino guitarist Manuel Cabrera II, a resident of Singapore, is a new name to this reviewer. On the strength of

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Comment by Robert Luse

“Congratulations Manuel, on a superb recital. Your wealth of musicianship, flawless execution and above all, transcendental grasp of the guitar’s many cultural strands marks you out as an artist of the very first rank. The Singapore guitar community is indeed fortunate to have such a standard bearer residing amongst us.” Robert Luse Guitarist, Composer and

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