P-pop meets Classical at Forte: A Benefit Pop Orchestra Concert

Classical and New Generation Pop Music unite as Battig Chamber Orchestra and Sr. Baptista Battig Music Foundation present FORTE: A Pop Orchestra Concert.

This live music showcase is headlined by phenomenal P-pop groups SB19 and 4th Impact happening on Sunday, October 17 with multiple streaming times at 11 AM PHT and 8 PM PHT.


The live benefit concert will feature the new generation of Pinoy pop music artists such as multi-awarded P-pop boy group SB19 and internationally-known group 4th Impact, as well as classical music artists like Battig Chamber Orchestra, SSC Chamber Choir, and soloists Nicole Pugeda and Isaac Iglesias. Aside from live performances and orchestral music, viewers will also get to witness the first-ever collaboration performance of SB19 and 4th Impact and the debut performance of the Battig Chamber Orchestra. The concert will be a 2-hour show that will be streamed live via KTX.PH.

SB19 will be performing their hit ballad songs including the recently released single “Mapa”. 4th Impact will grace the stage with their classical music performances. The audience will also see duets from classical music artists Nicole Pugeda and Isaac Iglesias. Nicole Pugeda is a lyric soprano who is recognized by the National Music Competition for Young Artists and an active participant of Voice Masterclasses in her years as a singer, while Isaac Iglesias is a veteran choral conductor from the SSC Chamber Choir. Both classical soloists are recognized by the ASEAN Music Festival in Hai Phon Vietnam and Ani ng Dangal awards alongside their fellow Manila Camerata artists.


For ticket purchases, viewers can avail of 2 different options. First is the General Admission ticket at ₱ 1000, and second is a packaged option of 1 General Admission ticket plus a raffle ticket priced at a discounted rate of ₱ 1,599. Raffle ticket holders get a chance to win special prizes from SB19 and 4th Impact, Iwata products, and a brand new MG ZS Crossover car. All tickets are available at KTX.PH and http://www.fortetheconcert.com.


FORTE is hosted by Sr. Baptista Battig Music Foundation of St. Scholastica’s College Manila. The Sr. Baptista Music Foundation was named after Sister Baptista Battig, OSB who was the founder of the Conservatory of Music of St. Scholastica’s College. Their vision, which is to promote a nation culturally developed and united through music and serve as a catalyst for gifted underprivileged youth, is materialized at this music event. Battig Chamber Orchestra is composed of scholars, alumni, and classically-trained musicians who aim to introduce a fusion of Classical and Pinoy Pop Music.

Through FORTE, viewers will experience a fusion of classical and pop music. All proceeds from the show will benefit Sr. Baptista Battig Music Foundation Scholars. Get your tickets via KTX.PH and http://www.fortetheconcert.com.

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