CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The upcoming concert of Engelbert Humperdinck at the LausGroup Event Centre in this city on November 23 will be first for the "King of Romance" in Pampanga, or for that matter in Central Luzon.

Corporate Guarantee and Insurance Company (CGIC), one of the top performing non-life insurance companies in the Philippines, presents the concert, along with RW 95.1 FM and Sun.Star Pampanga, in partnership with Ovation Productions.

Part of the Engelbert Humperdinck 50th Anniversary Tour, the concert at the LausGroup Event Centre will treat Kapampangans and music lovers as well as fans from all over Central and North Luzon to a celebration of love and romance with a dazzling array of classic love songs and romantic ballads.

The LausGroup Event Centre has been home to big concerts and performers like the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano and Vina Morales among others. It was also the venue of choice for the Pampanga immersion of Miss Earth International 2017 candidates and the pageant’s swimsuit and resort wear competition recently.

The Engelbert Humperdinck pre-Christmas event here will kick off a four-date, four-city concert series that also includes shows on November 28 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, 30th at the Alonte Sports Arena in Binan City, Laguna and on December 2 at the CPU in Iloilo City, stops of a global touring celebration of a successful half century in the music and entertainment industry of the singer considered as one of the hottest male pop idols of the ‘60s.

It brings back to the concert scene for his fifth appearance in the past 12 years the crooner dubbed as “King of Romance” and who has charmed millions worldwide with his rich repertoire that encompasses a broad range of genres.

The concert will take the audience to a memorable time of love and romance as it showcases the musical brilliance of Humperdinck, an ultra-smooth balladeer whose beautiful interpretation of lyrics and excellent vocal technique have earned him an enduring place in pop music.

Among the hit songs that he will perform in his sweet, powerful voice are “Release Me,” “Quando, Quando, Quando,” “The Way It Used To Be,” “The Last Waltz,” “After The Loving,” “Man Without Love,” “Spanish Eyes,” “Love Me With All Your Heart,” “Am I That Easy To Forget,” and many more.---NCS/JTD