UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council
UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council

WELCOME

“Initiatives such as this concert by the UN Chamber Music Society are critical.  
I commend the Society for contributing their talents.  They are using music – the language of peace – to advance the cause of refugee protection, raise awareness and promote the universal values of the United Nations.”

~ H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations
in his message on the occasion of the Benefit Concert for Refugees
by the UN Chamber Music Society

(New York, 29 January 2017)

 

The UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council is a group of accomplished musicians and admirers of chamber music within the international community.  The society is dedicated to promote the UN goals at large, such as promoting values and understanding between civilizations, freedom of expression, equality of rights, through the universal language of music.

 

Through performances by the society, the passion and intimacy of the chamber music repertoire has the creative power to move audiences and help promote the UN goals at large.  Founded in January 2016 by Brenda Vongova, the group aims to promote and raise awareness of the transformational power and the great human capacity of chamber music.

 

 

 

 

 

"The creation of the UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council symbolizes our belief in the power of the arts to bring people and nations together.  I commend the ensemble for using the universal language of music to promote the goals of the United Nations and our shared values of mutual understanding and equal rights for all.”
~ H.E. MR. BAN KI-MOON, 8th SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS
IN HIS MESSAGE FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE UN CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF THE UNITED NATIONS STAFF RECREATION COUNCIL AT A CONCERT DEDICATED TO REFUGEES
(New York, 26 April 2016)

The Executive Council of the UN Chamber Music Society
of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council

 

President:
  
Ms. Brenda Vongova

Vice-President:
  
Ms. Anne-Chris Visser

Public Relations Officer:
  
Ms. Katarina Mansson

Special Adviser:
  
Mr. Firas Kayal

Treasurer:
  
Ms. Laura Munisteri

Secretary:
  
Ms. Yulya Vanetik

Artists:
  Ms. Megumu Tagami 

  Ms. Karmen Kolombo

Contact:

United Nations Headquarters
UN Chamber Music Society

of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council
c/o Ms. Brenda Vongova (S-3802)
New York, NY, 10017

 

Email: info@unchambermusic.org

Social Media:

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Painting by Adolph Menzel (1850 - 1852).  Frederick the Great plays flute in his summer palace Sanssouci, with Franz Benda playing violin, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach accompanying on keyboard, and unidentified string players.

Photo credit: Wikipedia

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