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Exceptional concert – United Nations Orchestra in Geneva Gives Farewell Concert for Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Date: Sunday, October 2nd at 8 pm
Place: Victoria Hall, Geneva
Entrance: Tickets can be picked up at the City of Geneva ticket office – http://billetterie-culture.ville-ge.ch – or +41 22 418 36 18.
Mr. Ban Ki-moon will leave the UN in December after his second 5-year term as Secretary-General. During his visit to Geneva, the UN Orchestra, together with Maxim Vengerov, will honor him with a musical tribute in an all-Tchaikovsky program.
The Orchestra – 70 Volunteer Musicians Who Embody the Spirit and Values of the United Nations – is privileged to have Maxim Vengerov, one of the world’s finest musicians, who has performed with eminent orchestras across the world. In 1997, Maestro Vengerov was the first classical musician to be appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
The concert is underwritten by the Fondation pour Genève, the City of Geneva, the Republic and Canton of Geneva and the Swiss Confederation.