01 December 2007
Renowned Music Critic Appointed to Advisory Board
Swiss Global Artistic Foundation Represented at Noted Australian Event
Jours des Arts IV Acclaimed as Best Yet
Patron Don Pedro Serra Donates Art Collection to the Foundation
Don Pedro Serra, Patron of the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation, eminent Majorcan media leader and Chairman of Grupo Serra, donated a collection of significant Spanish lithographs to the Foundation. The magnanimous gift was in recognition of the Foundation's continuing work in promoting the careers of exceptional young performers and artists.
Click on the date above for photos, and check the Events section for further details.
25 September 2007
Jours des Arts IV reservations available
Impressionism and Beyond
Thursday through Sunday, 27-30 September, 2007
Hotel Victoria, Glion, above Montreux
You may attend for the entire period, a single day, a morning session or an evening session.
23 September 2007
Patron Don Pedro Serra to be honoured in Montreux
The Foundation's new Patron, Don Pedro Serra of Palma, Majorca, will be honoured in Montreux on Wednesday 26 September at a reception to be held at the apartment of Foundation Director Heather de Haes, followed by dinner at the Hotel Victoria in Glion.
The occasion will also mark the inaugural performance of Ms de Haes's new Bösendorfer piano.
20 August 2007
India-UK Cultural Links remembered
This year sees the 60th anniversary of India's accession to independence as a republic. A series of events are being held to celebrate the date.
India has forged close cultural and historic links with the United Kingdom over the centuries and Michael Green, Public Relations Advisor to the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation, and an authority on Indian art and history, was recently interviewed by Meridian TV in the East Sussex coastal resort of Bexhill-on-Sea, where many buildings still bear witness to the epoque of the Raj.
Here Mr Green is seen during a recording session for the programme.
Major Cultural Event in Majorca
Preparations are underway for Majorca's first International Festival of Art and Music next Spring, under the auspices of the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation and Grupo Serra.
Click on the date above to see an article in the Majorca Daily Bulletin announcing this event.
Swiss Global Artistic Foundation in the News
The Foundation and its Founder-Director, Heather de Haes, were featured in the Riviera section of the Swiss daily, 24 Heures.
Click on the date above to see the article and an English translation.
Foundation pianist to be a Young Artist at "PianoTexas"
Vladimir Guryanov, an 18-year-old Russian pianist and Foundation artist now studying in Basel, has been awarded a full scholarship to attend PianoTexas in Fort Worth, from May 23-July 1. (Click on the date above for more about PianoTexas.)
The Swiss Global Artistic Foundation, which presented Mr Guryanov to its Friends at the Villa Principe in Lugano last December, is pleased to assist with his participation by covering his travel expenses.
21 April 2007
Lady Jeanne Galway announced as a Patron of the Foundation
The Swiss Global Artistic Foundation proudly welcomes Lady Galway as a Patron with her husband, Sir James Galway and our other distinguished Patrons, Sir Jack and Lady Lyons, Anton Mosimann OBE and Don Pedro A. Serra.
Lady Galway is a renowned flautist, appearing around the world as a soloist, in duet with Sir James and as a teacher and advocate of the flute.
For Lady Galway's full biography, please click here.
11 April 2007
Artists to be introduced at New York launch of American Friends of the Foundation
The evening will commence with cocktails and a viewing of sculptural ceramics by the British artist Paul Philp. Lord Poltimore, Chairman of Sotheby's (London) will speak on cultural and artistic trends in Russia during the Rachmaninov era and Dr Tamás Ungár, Executive Director of PianoTexas, will introduce the musical recital.
For further information about the Launch of the American Friends of the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation, please refer to the article on the Events page.
Celebration dinner in Majorca
27 February 2007
The Foundation's new Patron
The Swiss Global Artistic Foundation is delighted to announce Don Pedro A. Serra as a Patron, joining Sir James Galway, Sir Jack and Lady Lyons and Anton Mosimann OBE.
Don Pedro is one of the world's foremost art collectors, with an emphasis on Picasso, Miró and other leading Spanish artists. He is Chairman of Grupo Serra, Majorca's largest media company.
For Don Pedro's full biography, please click here.
22 February 2007
Swiss Charity Status Registered
21 February 2007
The Foundation's NYC office
Swiss Global Artistic Foundation
889 Ninth Avenue, Second Floor
New York, NY 10019 (between 57/58 Streets)
The American Friends of the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation will be launched on 20 May at the Lotos Club, 5 East 66th Street.