Friday, 05 April 2013 By Paul Strachan www.pattayamail.com
Mantra restaurant upheld its reputation for class with the first in a series of musical evenings featuring a string quintet from the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra performing Mozart, Beethoven, Lehar and others for a performance entitled “Mantra Classic.”
The musicians played five sets March 16, with a short interval while diners enjoyed a special five-course menu created by Mantra’s Executive Chef Leonard Faust.
Richard Margo Resident Manager of Amari Orchid Resort joins the quintet from the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra is a toast to the evening.
Residence Manager Richard Margo explained the restaurant had previously staged many musical evenings that had been well received by customers.
Margo said the next event, to be held in May, will feature Latin music and cover tango, salsa and bossa nova styles. A few tables may be moved so people can dance.
Future musical evenings will include a big band night, harkening back to the music of the 40s & 50s, and a tribute night paying homage a great name in the world of music.
Not forgetting it is first a restaurant, Mantra plays the music at a level where everyone can still enjoy a conversation.The string Quintet create a wonderful atmosphere in Mantra with a variety of well known classical pieces.
Not forgetting it is first a restaurant, Mantra plays the music at a level where everyone can still enjoy a conversation.
Amy and her team welcome the guests to a night of Mantra classical music.