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

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Saturday, 6 April November 2019, at 7pm
Concert in support of the Homeless

Lincoln Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium (40 Lincoln Center Plaza: 111 Amsterdam Avenue)
Hosted by the NYC Department of Homeless Services.
 

Tickets: www.2019unchamberfundraiser.org
 

The New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is proud to present the UN CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERT FOR THE HOMELESS.  The event will be dedicated to people experiencing homelessness in the City of New York, and all funds will be directed to the DHS Homeless Trust Fund, whose mission is to prevent homelessness when possible; to provide temporary, emergency shelter when needed; and to help individuals and families transition rapidly into permanent housing.

OPENING MESSAGES
Mr. Andrew Gilmour, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
Martha Calhoun, General Counsel, City of New York

UN Chamber Music Society
of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council
Brenda Vongova, Artistic Director & Piano

Hana Mundiya, Solo Violin
Gregory Lewis, Violin
Rohan Mundiya, Violin
Florrie Marshall, Viola
 Meyanna Jiang, Cello
Craig Klonowski, Bass
David Yardley, Countertenor

 

FEATURING MUSIC FROM LES MISÉRABLES
Tom Lowe, from Les Misérables
Sarah Elizabeth Combs

Sara Jane Blackmore
 

Programme:

 

Classical Music Repertoire

VADIM PETROV (1932 - ) Jana Eyrova ("Jane Eyre")
JOSEPH BOLOGNE CHEVALIER DE SAINT-GEORGES (1745-1799) Quartet in g minor I. Allegro
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685 - 1759)  "Ombra Mai Fu" from the opera Serse
ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741)  The Four Seasons Violin Concerto No. 4 - "WINTER" (L'inverno), Op. 8, RV 297, 2nd MVMT. Largo (in E
major)
ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741)  The Four Seasons Violin Concerto No. 2 - "SUMMER" (L'estate), Op. 8, RV 315, 3rd MVMT. Presto (in G minor)
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797 - 1828) Piano Trio No.2 in E Flat Major, Op.100, D.929: II. Andante Con Moto
JEFF SCOTT - "Für Meinen Vater" from the Forgotten Voices song cycle (produced by
Kelly Hall-Tompkins’ Music Kitchen, which brings classical music artists in concert to homeless shelters)

 

Broadway repertoire from Les Misérables
CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHÖNBERG (1944 - )
Stars
I Dreamed a Dream
Empty Chairs and Empty Tables
On My Own
A Heart Full of Love

(arr. by Craig Klonowski for the UN Chamber Music Society)

 

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Benefitting the Department of Homeless Services Trust Fund.

More Information: DHSPartnerships@dhs.nyc.gov

 Artist: Susan Fierro @Katonah Yoga

Thursday, 4 April 2019, at 6pm
United Nations Mine Action Services (UNMAS) Launch of the Safe Ground Campaign:
"Turning minefields into playing fields"
United Nations Headquarters
Hosted by UNMAS

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

 

President & Artistic Director:
  
Ms. Brenda Vongova

Honorary Artistic Adviser:
  
Mr. Christopher Tin

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

UNCMS Advisory Board
  Ms. Eileen Moon

Designers:
  Ms. Megumu Tagami 

  Ms. Karmen Kolombo

Photographer:
  Ms. Sophia Ostapenko

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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@UNchambermusic

 

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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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