Cecile Azarcon marks 45 years of beautiful music at Solaire

Cecile Azarcon | photograph courtesy of CecIle Azarcon

Renowned singer and songwriter Cecile Azarcon is all set to celebrate her 45th anniversary in the music business with an all-star, two-night concert at The Theatre in Solaire on 24 and 25 May.

The show will feature Azarcon’s compositions from the past four decades, many of which are now considered among the biggest-selling and well-loved contemporary classics.

Azarcon is the daughter of the esteemed Minda Azarcon, renowned for being a pianist and singer, as well as the music teacher to many big names in the industry and the musical scorer of acclaimed films like Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang, Tatlong Taong Walang Diyos and Insiang. 

Azarcon started playing the piano at the age of three and writing songs when she was six years old. She had her hit breakthrough at 19 with the inspirational “Lift Up Your Hands,” which was originally recorded by Basil Valdez and later covered by Sharon Cuneta and Gary Valenciano.

Among Azarcon’s big hits are “Reaching Out” by Gary Valenciano and “Special Memory” by Iwi Laurel from the soundtrack of the movie Hotshots; “So It’s You” by Raymond Lauchengco from the Bagets soundtrack; “I Think I’m in Love” and “One More Try” by Kuh Ledesma; “How Did You Know?” by Chiqui Pineda and Valenciano; “Even If” by Jam Morales, “Sana ay Ikaw Na Nga” also by Valdez; “Ikaw ang Lahat sa Akin” by Martin Nievera and many other unforgettable tunes.

Joining Azarcon to perform her works in “Cecile Azarcon: A 45th Anniversary Concert” are Kuh Ledesma, Janno Gibbs, Jam Morales, Fe de los Reyes, Jackielou Blanco, Mark Bautista, Timmy Pavino and Isabella Gonzalez.

Also set to perform are Martin Nievera, Iwi Laurel and Nicole Asensio on 24 May, and Ogie Alcasid, Zsa Zsa Padilla and Katrina Velarde on 25 May.

Tickets to the concert are now available on Ticketworld.