United Nations published this video item, entitled “Concert in Celebration of the 76th Anniversary of the United Nations – UN Chamber Music Society” – below is their description.
Sunday, 24 October 2021, the UN Chamber Music Society (UNCMS) presents a virtual concert in celebration of the United Nations’ 76th Anniversary.
The programme is musically representative at the regional level, as repertoire from all five official regional groups of the United Nations is featured. Founded in 2016, the UN Chamber Music Society is dedicated to promoting the United Nations’ goals and values at large – through the universal language of music.
H.E. Mr. António Guterres
UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council
Brenda Vongova, Artistic Director
Lauryn Hill (1975 – ) “Tell Him” (arr. Reuben Allen for the UN Chamber Music Society)
Sara Marley (Singer)
UN Chamber Music Society: Brenda Vongova (Piano), Hana Mundiya (Violin), Bethlehem Hadgu (Viola), Jonah Krolik (Cello), James Quinlan (Bass), Jay Sawyer (Percussion)
Sara Marley performs “Tell Him” written by Ms. Lauryn Hill
Recorded by: Julian Miller, Ms. Lauryn Hill
Edited by: Julian Miller, Eli Heisler, Ms. Lauryn Hill
Additional Mixing by: Julian Miller
Background Vocals by: Natalie Imani
Onesimus “Viva Mandela” (arr. by RJ BENJAMIN for the UN Chamber Music Society; Written by Vusi Nova)
Thapelo Masita (Cello), Hana Mundiya (Violin), Florrie Marshall (Viola), Brenda Vongova (Piano)
(III) Eastern European
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF (1873 – 1943) 2 Pieces, TN ii/22: No. 2 Romance in A Major
Amin Helou (Piano); Angela Boutros (Piano); Brenda Vongova (Piano)
(IV) Western European
JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833 – 1897) Six Pieces for Piano, Op.118: 2. Intermezzo in A Major, Andante teneramente (arr. for Viola and Piano)
Jeremy Kienbaum (Viola), Brenda Vongova (Piano)
(V) Middle East
ANGELA BOUTROS (1994 – ) Dance of the Fire Rituals
Ricky Kej (1981 – ) “Wild Karnataka” & “Shine Your Light”
Hana Mundiya (Violin), Naoko Nakajima (Violin), Abigail Elder (Viola), Clara Abel (Cello), Brenda Vongova (Piano)
Featuring Special Guests
Ricky Kej (Synths), Lonnie Park (Singer), IP Singh (Singer), Varijashree (Singer, Bansuri), Pramath Kiran (Percussion), Siddhartha Belmannu (Singer), Wouter Kellerman (Flute), Fateh Ali (Sitar), Nate Horton (Drums), London McDaniel (Bass), Mzansi Youth ChoirUnited Nations YouTube Channel
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