New World Concert

concert

May 4, 2017 , 7:00 PM

[4th Floor] The New World Concert features the UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council.

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. 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 Dvořák’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 Dvořák 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 Dvořák'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 a representative.

Performance by the UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council:

BRENDA VONGOVA, Pianist

HANA MUNDIYA, Violinist

GABRYEL SMITH, Violinist

YUKO SUNDA,Violinist

ANAT ALMANI, Violist

ADRIAN DAUROV, Cellist

CRAIG KLONOWSKI, Bassist

Program

ANTONIN DVORAK Songs My Mother Taught Me ("Když mne stará matka zpívat uèívala")

ANTONIN DVORAK Symphony No.9 "New World Symphony": II. Largo (Arranged for chamber music ensemble by Craig Klonowski)

JOSEF SUK - Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 1: II. Adagio

ANTONIN DVORAK Piano Quartet in E-flat Major for violin, viola, cello & piano, Op.87, B.162: II. Lento

ANTONIN DVORAK Songs of Nature - Melodies steal into my heart and This Day

MICHAEL VONGOVA Piano Concerto for the United Nations (Composed for the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations; Arranged for chamber music ensemble)

Free and open to the public. Seats are limited. For more information and to reserve your seat, please visit www.czechcenter.com.

Organized by: Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic, Czech Center NY