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UN Chamber Music Society
May 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
On Thursday Evening, May 4, 2017, at 7:00 pm, the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, and the Czech Center New York will present the NEW WORLD CONCERT – featuring the UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council.
Under the High Patronage of the Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, H.E. Mrs. Marie Chatardová, you are invited to attend this concert by the UN Chamber Music Society – dedicated to the Czech Republic, as part of the New York Philharmonic’s “New World Initiative.” The programme will feature the classical chamber music masterpieces of the Czech Republic., including a chamber music arrangement of Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95: From the New World.
The concert will take place in the ballroom of the Bohemian National Hall – the landmark building built in part by the proceeds of an Antonín Dvorák led concert in 1892. In celebration of the 125th anniversary of his arrival to New York the Czech Center New York will be hosting a series of concerts in 2017 called Dvorák’s New World.
Remarks by the Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, H.E. Mrs. Marie Chatardová.
Message of Maestro Alan Gilbert of the NY Philharmonic to be delivered by Ms. Barbara Haws, the New York Philharmonic’s Archivist / Historian and Director of the New World Initiative.
Performing Artists of the UN Chamber Music Society
of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council
BRENDA VONGOVA, Artistic Director & Pianist
JOHNNA WU, Violinist
HANA MUNDIYA, Violinist
ANAT MALKIN ALMANI, Violist
ADRIAN DAUROV, Cellist
CRAIG KLONOWSKI, Bassist
DAVID YARDLEY, Countertenor
A. DVORAK Piano Quartet in E-flat Major for violin, viola, cello & piano, Op.87, B.162: II. Lento
A. DVORAK Songs of Nature: This Day
J. SUK Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 1: II Adagio
A. DVORAK Symphony No.9 “New World Symphony”: II. Largo (Arranged for chamber music ensemble by Craig Klonowski)
A. DVORAK Songs of Nature: Melodies steal into my heart
M. VONGOVA Piano Concerto for the United Nations: III. Allegro (Arranged for chamber music ensemble)