Bern, March 5: concert to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the adhesion of Switzerland to the UN

Bern concert 5 March 2017

Sunday, 5th March at 5pm in Kultur Casino Bern

First of the 5 concerts to be given by the United Nations Orchestra in Switzerland to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the adhesion of Switzerland to the UN.
Soloist: Lisa Rieder, violin.
Free entrance on registration:

Program:
W. A. Mozart The Magic Flute, ouverture
M. Bruch Concerto N.1 for violin op.26
Intermission
Ralph Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite (Originally for band; arr. for orchestra by GordonJacob (1924))
Aloÿs Fornerod Le voyage de Printemps
J. Brahms Akademische Festouvertüre op.80

Charity concert to the benefit of the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Berthollet-ZhaoFor our next concert, we have invited the sisters Julie and Camille Berthollet, young violin and cello prodigies together with the remarkable pianist Melodie Zhao. The programme comprises Beethoven’s Triple Concerto for violin, cello and piano as well as the eloquent Symphony no. 5 by Tchaikovski. The concert will take place on Saturday, 25th March at 8pm in Victoria Hall, Geneva. Tickets are priced between CHF 20-80 and will benefit the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

UN Orchestra Charity Concert

Attend the UN Orchestra charity concert and support vulnerable migrants affected by the Mediterranean #migration crisis.Tickets are available at http://billetterie-culture.ville-ge.ch/

Publié par IOM – UN Migration Agency sur vendredi 3 février 2017

Tickets are available:
Online at the Billetterie de Genève
By phone: 0800 418 418 / +41 22 418 3618
Tickets prices range from CHF 20-80.
In person:
Maison des Arts du Grütli
Arcade d’information municipale
Genève – Tourisme
Cité Séniors
CAGI/Cultural Kiosk at the UNOG

 

Concert in honour of the UN Secretary General

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M. Ban Ki-moon and conductor Antoine Marguier at the end of the concert with orchestra members behind

Sunday, 2 October 2016 will be remembered as a historical date, as this was the evening of our concert in tribute to the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, whose mandate will end on 31 December. The Orchestra gave a wonderful performance of an all-Tchaikovsky programme together with internationally renowned violinist Maxim Vengerov.

 

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Violinist Maxim Vengerov, M. Kofi Annan, M. Ban Ki-moon, conductor Antoine Marguier

The presence of Mr. Ban Ki-moon and Mr. Kofi Annan, exceptionally reunited, as well as that of the Swiss Federal Councillor, Mr. Didier Burkhalter, the Geneva City and Cantonal dignitaries and the President of the Fondation pour Genève, made this evening a unique event.

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United Nations Orchestra

Antoine Marguier, co-founder, Music director and Conductor

Supporting humanitarian causes

In 5 years, more than 150 000 chf collected

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