Arts Global String Quartet in Geneva
In part two of a two-concert series in collaboration with Notenstein Banque Privée, Swiss Global (the Swiss branch of Arts Global) was pleased to present the Arts Global String Quartet on 16 May in performance with The Evangelists. The concert, taking place at Les Salons within the Salle du Théatre in Geneva, Switzerland, featured Mozart's Quartet in d minor K.421 and Dvorak's Quartet No. 12 Op. 96.
Please click the underlined date to view the concert poster, and visit the Events section for additional information including the full programme.
15 May 2013
Arts Global in Motion
On the video screen to the right, watch Rupert Boyd guitar play El Noi de la Mare, a traditional Catalan song arranged by Miguel Llobet. Please visit Mr Boyd's personal website at www.rupertboyd.com for further information.
14 May 2013
Announcing: The Camerata Venia Orchestra on 28 May 2013 in Geneva
Swiss Global (the Swiss branch of Arts Global) will be supporting an orchestral concert presented by Camerata Venia on 28 May 2013 at the Salle Frank-Martin in Geneva. Entitled "L'Amour à Trois" and conducted by music director Gleb Skvortsov (pictured left), the unique concert will feature works by Martinu, Menotti and PDQ Bach. Soloists include Sophie Graf soprano and Davide Autieri baritone.
Please click here to view the concert programme.
L'OIG at Inauguration of Strauss Statue
The partner orchestra of Arts Global, L'Orchestre International de Genève (L'OIG), presented an unforgettable concert on 11 May in honor of the great German composer Richard Strauss, whose likeness is featured on a new statue placed in the Parc Vernex in Montreux, Switzerland. The official inauguration of the statue was immediately followed by the musical portion, taking place in Stravinsky Hall. Conducted by Karl-Anton Rickenbacher, the orchestra performed works by Strauss and Wagner.
Please click the underlined date to view the concert posters.
09 May 2013
Three New Young Artist Join Roster in New York
Arts Global is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2013 New York Roster Auditions (picture above left to right): Carlos Avila piano, Eric Silberger violin and Tavi Ungerleider cello. These three American-based instrumentalists represent unique talents and musical charisma, and possess the potential to become world-class performers. Look for them at an upcoming Arts Global event -- details will be posted in the near future.
Young Artists are selected after a rigorous application and audition process, at the recommendation of Director Heather de Haes and her staff. Please click here for additional information on becoming an Arts Global Young Artist.
Announcing: International Piano Festival 2013 in August
Arts Global and its partner orchestra, the L'Orchestre International de Genève, after last year's triumph, have been invited to return to to Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland in August for a multi-day series of concerts. The performances will include "A Night of Concerti" as well as recitals by Martina Filjak piano and Alexandra Conunova violin, two Foundation artists (pictured left to right). The series forms part of the International Piano Festival 2013, for which more information can be found at www.crescendo-jura.ch.
Please click the underlined date to view the flyer, and check back soon for further details.
10 April 2013
Arts Global Young Artist Triumphs at Kobe
The Foundation is thrilled to announce that one of its Young Artists, Sébastian Jacot flute, has won First Prize in the 8th International Kobe Flute Competition in Japan. The prestigious competition is held every four years and is regarded as the only regularly scheduled competition in the world held strictly for flute. Mr Jacot was also the winner of the Audience Prize.
A seasoned flutist in Japan, since 2008 Mr Jacot has served as Principal Flutist at the Saiton Kinen Festival under Maestro Seiji Osawa.
02 January 2013
The Arts Global Initiative
Arts Global is pleased to announce its strategy for 2013 to develop and enlarge the Foundation:
"The Arts Global Initiative"
Please visit Le Rameau d'Or—The Golden Bough to read more.
A New Name for the Foundation—and a Broader Vision
Founder and President Heather de Haes announces:
"I am proud to introduce the new name of our Foundation, reflecting the expanding scope of our involvement on the world stage."
A foundation empowering emerging artists and advancing social change
"While preserving to the full our original commitment to nurture and mentor talented young artists, and to present memorable artistic experiences for our friends and supporters, over the past two years our outreach and vision have broadened, to embrace projects for cultural diplomacy in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and social change in India and Africa.
"Our three primary centres of activity remain in place. In the US and UK our corporate names, and charity registration, have been changed to Arts Global, Inc. and Arts Global Ltd respectively. In Switzerland, we remain as the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation. For a complete picture of Arts Global as it now stands, please visit Who We Are.
"Over the coming months we will give you details of our growing international activities, on this website and by direct communication with our Friends and members of our Major Donors' club, Le Rameau d'Or—The Golden Bough. If you have not already done so, please register with us at Membership & Sponsorship.
It is with real pleasure that I invite you to share with us the exciting Arts Global journey which lies ahead."