REVIEW | The glory of Peter Cetera’s retrospective

September 7, 2017 - 10:01 AM
Peter Cetera performs with his band at the Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila.

By his own recollection, Peter Cetera has sung in the Philippines on at least two previous occasions and remembers performing at the Smart Araneta Coliseum with frequent collaborator David Foster in 2010.

Last Saturday, he was back in Manila to a do a one-night concert at Resorts World Manila’s Newport Performing Arts Theater. Simply titled, “An Evening with Peter Cetera,” the concert was a surprisingly low-key affair staged without much fanfare.

In many ways, the elegant venue allowed the legendary singer-songwriter best known for his time with the hitmaking group Chicago to get more intimate with his audience. Cetera performed his best known hits with a seven-piece band that upped the wow factor with intricate arrangements as the evening became more enchanting and personal for the mostly longtime fans.

Here are some highlights from that memorable evening.

(All photos courtesy of Resorts World Manila)