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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.