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

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Sunday, 3 December 2017, 7pm
Holiday Benefit Concert

Benefitting the fight against hunger
All Saints Episcopal Church

All donations will be directed to Food Bank For New York City.

 

Featuring classical chamber music repertoire, Broadway musical hits from Les Misérables, as well as special guest artists and Broadway musical stars.  At the concert, opening remarks will be delivered
by Ty McKeiver, Chief of Staff of the NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs – delivering remarks on behalf of Ms. Penny Abeywardena, New York City's Commissioner for International Relations. 
The concert will direct all donations to Food Bank For New York City, which distributes 62.5 million meals annually to New Yorkers in need.

Opening Remarks:
Mr. Ty McKeiver, Chief of Staff of the NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs
Delivering remarks on behalf of Ms. Penny Abeywardena, New York City's Commissioner for International Relations.


Performing Artists of the UN Chamber Music Society
of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council
Brenda Vongova, Pianist
Hana Mundiya, Violinist
Laura Munisteri, Violinist
Anat Almani, Violist
Adrian Daurov, Cellist
Craig Klonowski,
Bassist
David Yardley, Countertenor and Medieval Harpist

Special Guest Artists
Tom Lowe, Singer
Sarah Combs, Singer
Judah Gavra, Singer


HANDEL  "Pena tiranna io sento"
FAURE   Pavane
Løvland  "You raise me up"
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL  “Everything” from PARAMOUR (arranged for the UN Chamber Music Society)
YARDLEY  “White Iris”
YARDLEY  “Man Be Glad in Halle and Bour”

TIN  "Baba Yetu" from Calling All Dawns (arranged for the UN Chamber Music Society)
Les Misérables 
    S
tars

      I Dreamed a Dream

    Empty Chairs and Empty Tables

    On My Own

    A Heart Full of Love

 

Cost: Free. Donations welcome.
All donations will be directed to Food Bank For New York City.

Contact:  Brigid Palcic at bpalcic@foodbanknyc.org

Monday, 11 December 2017
UN Human Rights Day

United Nations Headquarters

Remarks by Mr. Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights.

Hosted by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

 

Friday, 19 January 2018
Annual Holocaust Remembrance Commemoration

"Holocaust remembrance and education: our shared responsibility."
General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters

 

 

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

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

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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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