By Dyan Suaco
Raw, intimate, and soulful. Moira Live in Sydney dominated the Concourse Theatre in Chatswood on 13 October 2023. Opening the show was N2I Blacktop Dance Crew that hyped the audience up to cheer on the winners of the Sing a la Moira reel contest – Chelsea Castillo and CA Manalo, and Edward Ocampo.
Front Act and one of the the Philippines’ most streamed artist TJ Monterde sang his hit singles “Mahika” and “Tulad Mo”. He especially pulled heartstrings when he featured his wife KZ Tandingan on the screens during the set “Palagi”
The lights dimmed in time for Moira’s shimmering entrance as the artist graced the stage for her first ever sold out concert in Australia. The audience chimed in for “Paubaya”, “Tagu-Taguan”, “Malaya”, and many more tear-jerking songs. Moira was amongst the crowd towards the end of the show, as she remarked the hall was the “prettiest and most intimate venue” she’s ever performed in.
The Sydney concert was the second leg of her Australian tour, with Perth held on the 8th, Melbourne held on the 14th and Brisbane on the 21st of October.
The Sydney concert was produced by E-Talent International.