Past information on each event can be found by clicking on its date
Soukhovetski Stars in Stravinsky Masterpiece
Arts Global Young Artist and co-President of the Russian Friends of Arts Global Konstantin Soukhovetski piano served as actor and narrator of a special presentation of Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat on 17 December in the showroom of the M Building in Miami, FL. The signature event featured dancing and a chamber ensemble, accompanied by gourmet appetizers and chocolates.
Please click the underlined date to view the concert poster, and go to www.musimelange.com for further information.
Fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy in Washington, DC.
Arts Global returned to Washington, DC on 11 December for a fundraising event for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The event was in collaboration with the Australian Embassy in the United States and presented two Australian artists supported by Arts Global. The concert was the second in a two-part series of Australian Embassy events that featured Arts Global artists, the first taking place in October.
Hosted by Ambassador Beazley (pictured right), the concert featured Kellie Rode musical theater, Jeremy Chan piano, and Consul General Mauro Koloboranco as Master of Ceremonies.
Pierrot Lunaire with Julia Migenes
On Friday and Saturday, 16 and 17 November, the Arts Global Chamber Ensemble performed Arnold Schoenberg's haunting masterpiece Pierrot Lunaire with the renowned American mezzo-soprano Julia Migenes. The performances took place at La Chaux-de-Fonds, birthplace of the architect Le Corbusier. Please click here to watch the YouTube video of the event.
The concerts mark the 100th anniversary of the composition of Pierrot Lunaire, now revered as one of the defining works of musical Expressionism.
Julia Migenes first sang on Broadway before building a stellar career with the New York Metropolitan Opera and making unforgettable appearances in Geneva in Béjart's production of Salomé.
Click here for details of the concerts, which was presented with the support of Arc en Scènes—a Swiss Foundation active in creative performing arts—and Jeune Opéra Compagnie. And please click the underlined date for further information, including a photo, flyer and a review.
Tenebrae Choir in Princeton
The elite British professional choir Tenebrae traveled to Princeton, NJ this month for a special concert at the Princeton Chapel. Heather de Haes, as Patron of the Choir, hosted selected VIP guests at the event as well as at a post-concert reception.
The concert featured Russian composers of great sacred works. It was an event not to be missed!
Australian Musicians in Concert in Washington
The Embassy of Australia was pleased to host
A concert featuring Australian musicians presented by
Arts Global, Inc. in association with The Australian Music Foundation North America, Inc.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Embassy of Australia - 1601 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington DC
Please click the underlined date for photos and further details.
Tony DeSare at Broadway's 54 Below Nightclub
Arts Global is proud to embrace Tony DeSare as an emerging, gifted singer-songwriter, and was thrilled to attend his unforgettable performance on 4 October. Tony's songwriting has won him critical acclaim and his performance style is not to be missed. We were proud to embrace his stellar performance at New York's very own 54 Below - Broadway's Nightclub.
Please click the underlined date to watch Tony perform!
The Arts Global Jazz Festival in September
The Foundation was pleased, for the second year, to present its Summer Jazz Festival on 22 September, featuring world-renowned jazz musicians alongside young, emerging artists. Kate Baker (pictured left), vocalist and Jazz and Contemporary Consultant to the Foundation, managed the event.
Arts Global’s mission in this festival remains to benefit artists while providing significant cultural experiences for its friends, supporters and the general public. Beginning in 1999 with classical musicians, the Foundation has expanded its scope and now includes jazz talents as well as musical theater performers.
Visit the Jazz Festival page by clicking the link on the right side of your screen, and please click here to view the official website.
Rousseau in the Sing-Akademie
Arts Global was proud to sponsor an academic program entitled Rousseau in the Sing-Akademie which took place at the Humboldt-University, Berlin, 20-22 September 2012.
Please click the underlined date to view the event poster.
Arts Global Chamber Ensemble Debuts in Lausanne
The Foundation was delighted to present the newly-formed Arts Global Chamber Ensemble in a two-day concert series 14 and 15 September 2012. Taking place in the majestic Salon Sandoz of the Beau Rivage Hotel in Lausanne and Les Salons, Salle du Théatre in Geneva, the concert featured works by Chausson and Schumann, and showcased some of the finest young musicians in Europe (pictured left to right): Martina Filjak piano, Alexandra Conunova violin, François Sochard violin, Marc Daniel von Bieman violin, Blythe Teh Engstroem viola and Sébastien van Kuijk cello.
Please click the underlined date to view the programme as well as the concert poster.
International Piano Festival 2012
Arts Global and its partner orchestra, the L'Orchestre International de Genève, headed to Geneva and Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland in August for a two-day series of concerts. The performances, featuring well-known concertos of Mozart and Mendelssohn, included two Foundation artists as soloists: Martina Filjak and Alexandra Conunova (pictured right). The series formed part of the International Piano Festival 2012, for which more information can be found at www.crescendo-jura.ch.
Please click the underlined date to view the flyer and concert programme.
"Between Worlds" performances in Miami on June 23 and 24
The Foundation co-presented an exciting stage performance of flamenco dancing amidst heart-pounding cross-cultural percussion. Pablo Croce and wife Siudy were pleased to present Between Worlds, a Flamenco fantasia in Miami in June. Award-winning Venezuelan director Pablo Croce was Creative Director and Producer with Arts Global.
Click here to watch a preview clip from the show.
Click on the underlined date above to see a rave review in the Miami New Herald, and photographs of the production.
Sabina Rakcheyeva Ensemble Performance in London
On Thursday 3 May, Swiss Global was pleased to present Sabina Rakcheyeva violin (above left) and Naomi O’Connell mezzo-soprano (above right) in a special concert performance in front of a packed hall at Leighton House, London (pictured center). The Azerbaijani violinist appeared with her Sabina Rakcheyeva Ensemble, with additional music performed by the young Irish mezzo. The event also featured hors d’oevres and cocktails.
Please click the underlined date to view the event brochure and programme.
Earth Day in Texas!
Swiss Global was invited to Dallas, Texas to participate in Earth Day celebrations. Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment. Earth Day is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year.
At the Australian Embassy in March
Swiss Global was on hand at the Australian Embassy in Washington DC in March, where Australian-Taiwanese violinist Ray Chen performed as part of the Embassy Series. The Foundation collaborated in the production of this concert, which featured a unique musical experience followed by a reception where audience members were encouraged to meet the performers.
The Embassy Series extends public access to the embassies in the national capital, and offers its audience the opportunity to participate in a cultural exchange - to watch and listen to a musical performance that highlights the contributions of a particular country.
L'OIG Perform in New York in March
In celebration of the 300th anniversary of composer and writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the 250th Anniversary of diplomat Albert Gallatin, both Geneva-born, the City of Geneva invited the soloists of the Geneva International Orchestra (L'OIG) to perform in New York. The concert took place Saturday 10 March at the famed Merkin Concert Hall in Lincoln Center, and featured works of Brahms, Liszt, Ravel and Mendelssohn among others. L'OIG is the official orchestra of Swiss Global.
Please click the underlined date to view the concert programme, and click here to view the advertisement from the producing organisation, ThinkSwissNY.
Winter Concert at the Beau-Rivage Palace
The Swiss Global Artistic Foundation was pleased to present a winter concert of Young Artists on 17 February in Lausanne. The Foundation returned to the opulent Salle Sandoz of the Beau-Rivage Palace Hotel for an unforgettable evening of musical performance, featuring works of Debussy, Poulenc and Rachmaninoff among others. Artists included Elizabeth Bailey soprano, Loïc Schneider flute and the Trio Ernest Chausson.
Please click the underlined date to read the Programme.