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

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 7:30pm 
MUSIC THERAPY CONCERT - WITH MUSICIANS OF THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall

Presented by the UN Chamber Music Society of the UNSRC - To benefit the Helen Sawaya Fund at Mount Sinai Health System                  
   

The UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council is proud to present a concert in support of the Helen Sawaya Fund, a philanthropy program headquartered at Mount Sinai Health System, whose mission is to enhance the experience of cancer patients using complementary therapies which include music therapy.  Music, which symbolizes peace and hope, also holds the power to help in alleviating pain, easing side-effects, while reducing physical and emotional stress.

 

OPENING MESSAGES
Mr. Andrew Gilmour, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights

& Maestro Jaap van Zweden of the NY Philharmonic, to be delivered by representatives

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

Hana Mundiya, Violin
Rohan Mundiya, Violin
Florrie Marshall, Viola
 Jenny Kwak,
Cello
Craig Klonowski, Bass
David Yardley, Countertenor

WITH MUSICIANS OF THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
Michelle Kim, Assistant Concertmaster

Qianqian Li, Principal, 2nd Violin Group

Cong Wu, Assistant Principal Viola

Patrick Jee, Cello

Nathan Vickery, Cello

 

Programme

  • CHRISTOPHER TIN (1976 - ) "Baba Yetu" from Calling All Dawns (Arranged for the UN Chamber Music Society)
  • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 - 1827)  String Trio Op.9 No.1 in G Major, I. Adagio - Allegro con brio
  • VADIM PETROV (1932 - ) Nokturno in G, Op. 60
  • BENOIT JUTRAS (1963 - ) "Jeux d’eau" from Cirque du Soleil’s O (Arranged by Seth Stachowski)
  • TIM FAIN (1976 - ) / JACOB MARSHALL (1979 - ) A Life in the Day
  • FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797 - 1828) Piano Trio in B-flat major, No.1, Op.99 D898, II. Andante un poco mosso
  • GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685 - 1759)  "Pena tiranna io sento"
  • MICHAEL MCCARTY (VONGOVA) (1988 - )  Piano Concerto for the United Nations, I. Andante  - Arranged for chamber music ensemble [Composed in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations]

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Tickets: Carnegiehall.org | CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 | 25% Discount Code: UNC30625
Box Office at 57th and Seventh
Benefitting the Helen Sawaya Fund to provide music therapy to cancer patients.


Or for more information:  MountSinaiCancer@mountsinai.org or 1 844-MD-Cancer

https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2019/01/15/Music-Therapy-Concert-with-the-UN-Chamber-Music-Society-0730PM

Saturday, 6 April November 2019, at 7pm
Concert in support of the Homeless
Lincoln Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
Hosted by the NYC Department of Homeless Services.
 

 

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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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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