Founder Sir Georg Solti

Conductor Valery Gergiev

Patron Lady Solti

Director Charles Kaye

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BREAKING NEWS FROM PARIS – SUNDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2015 – 10.00 CET

WORLD ORCHESTRA FOR PEACE AT UNESCO HEADQUARTERS

 

Members of the unique World Orchestra for Peace are arriving in Paris today, to give a short Performance at the conclusion of the Leaders’ Forum being held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris tomorrow, Monday 16th January 2015 at 19.00 CET.  This is the exact 70th anniversary of the founding of UNESCO and the originally planned programme has now been changed.

 

The 23 String players representing 19 nationalities and including eight concertmasters from 17 of the world ‘s leading orchestras will play works by Samuel Barber and Tschaikowsky – and their performance will be dedicated to the families and to the memory of those killed in the terrorist attacks on Friday.

Three of France’s leading Orchestras, l’Orchestre de Paris, l’Orchestre National de France and L’Orchestre de l’Opéra de Paris will be represented by concertmasters who will direct the orchestra in parts of the performance.

 

The event will be live webcast by UNESCO on their website.

 

Cameras will be admitted to film the Orchestra at rehearsal between 13.30 and 14.30 and a limited number of interviews can be arranged with the Orchestra’s Director and Co-Founder, Charles Kaye.

 

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT CHARLES KAYE ON +44 7967 108974

 

23 of the World Orchestra for Peace string players - including concertmasters of the three leading French Orchestras playing together for the first time - 1st appearance in France for the Orchestra


Full detailed programme in.pdf form on this page to the right..............


Programme Summary


Valery Gergiev and the players - Filmed excerpt from documentary ‘From War to Peace

 

 

Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings


Concertmaster: Bertrand Cervera

 

Three movements from Serenade for Strings: Waltz, Elegie, Finale

                                                                       Piotr Ilyich Tschaikowsky


Concertmasters: Fionnuala Hunt, Catalin Desaga, Eric Lacrouts

 


 
  

FROM WAR TO PEACE - DOCUMENTARY MARKING THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE ORCHESTRA

WATCH FROM WAR TO PEACE. CLICK ON HOME PAGE

 

'If the World would take its wealth - and distribute it in the same way that this Orchestra distributes its talent - we would live in somewhere undescribably beautiful......' Valery Gergiev in the documentary 'From War to Peace' - the story of WOP - Available in 2015 via Amazon worldwide