Friday, April 5, 2019

United Nations Concert - Music Kitchen Featured This Weekend, 6 April, 7 PM, NYC

In case you will be in New York City, Music Kitchen will also be featured on the United Nations Concert benefiting the homeless, in partnership with the New York City Department of Homeless Services.  Mayor Bill DeBlasio will speak and I will perform our very own "Forgotten Voices" song "Für Meinen Vater" by Jeff Scott, with Les Miserable actor/vocalist Tom Lowe and the UN Chamber Music Society! Click here for tickets. It's going to be a very exciting weekend- hope to see you at the concert!
You make this all possible and I am so very grateful for your support!
Warmest Regards,
Photo credits: Gregory Routt


Saturday, 6 April 2019, 7pm
Lincoln Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
(40 Lincoln Center Plaza: 111 Amsterdam Avenue)

The New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is proud to present the UN CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERT FOR THE HOMELESS.  The event will be dedicated to people experiencing homelessness in the City of New York, and all funds will be directed to the DHS Homeless Trust Fund, whose mission is to prevent homelessness when possible; to provide temporary, emergency shelter when needed; and to help individuals and families transition rapidly into permanent housing.

Mr. Andrew Gilmour, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights
Representative of Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York:
Martha Calhoun, General Counsel, City of New York

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

Kelly Hall-Tompkins, Guest Violin
Hana Mundiya, Solo Violin
Gregory Lewis, Violin
Rohan Mundiya, Violin
Marien Chatard, Violin
Florrie Marshall, Viola
 Meyanna Jiang, Cello
Craig Klonowski, Bass
David Yardley, Countertenor

Tom Lowe, from Les Misérables
Sarah Elizabeth Combs
Sara Jane Blackmore




Classical Music Repertoire

VADIM PETROV (1932 - ) Jana Eyrova ("Jane Eyre")
JOSEPH BOLOGNE CHEVALIER DE SAINT-GEORGES (1745-1799) Quartet in g minor I. Allegro
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685 - 1759)  "Ombra Mai Fu" from the opera Serse
ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741)  The Four Seasons Violin Concerto No. 4 - "WINTER" (L'inverno), Op. 8, RV 297, 2nd MVMT. Largo (in E♭ major)
ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741)  The Four Seasons Violin Concerto No. 2 - "SUMMER" (L'estate), Op. 8, RV 315, 3rd MVMT. Presto (in G minor)
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797 - 1828) Piano Trio No.2 in E Flat Major, Op.100, D.929: II. Andante Con Moto
JEFF SCOTT - "Für Meinen Vater" from the Forgotten Voices song cycle (produced by Music Kitchen, which brings classical music artists in concert to homeless shelters)

Broadway repertoire from Les Misérables
I Dreamed a Dream
Empty Chairs and Empty Tables
On My Own
A Heart Full of Love
(arr. by Craig Klonowski for the UN Chamber Music Society)

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