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Read and hear about five case stories.

The case for Water – a Good Thing 

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The case for ‘Drinking Water’

Partnership UN Music Club and the group AGUA POTABLE play compositions by Cuban artist Shama Milàn

The case for Human Rights

The case for Human Rights
For Human Rights Day 2011, Michael Wiener composed a choir piece based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was performed in the Palais des Nations by members of the United Nations Music Club. In the Universal Song of Human Rights, Michael Wiener has transposed excerpts from the Declaration in different languages into music.
He accompanied the choir ensemble on a piano lent by the UN Music Club.

In addition, Idalina Cappe de Baillon sang Vissi d’Arte from Puccini’s La Tosca and the Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen, accompanied by Michael Wiener on the piano.

 

The case for Haiti

The project “Music for Haiti” was conceived shortly after an earthquake struck Haiti on 12 January 2010. That was the starting point  for a musical project which was christened the UN World Music Project, which gave its first concerts in the context of events held to express solidarity with the Haitian people.

CD coverThe CD produced shortly after incorporates several interpretations of Haitian music, among other songs.  The title of this first CD is “Pour Haïti, Pays debout” (For Haiti, a country still standing) to honour the courage and perseverance of those people whose history has been both so heroic and so tormented.Partnership with “Aide et Action”, the non-governmental organization devoted to education of Haitian childrenThe Case for Japan tsunamiMimi Ameti and Patrice Piguet wrote the song Out of Sendai in commemoration of those who lost everything in the wake of the tsunami in 2011.

      OUT OF SENDAI


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Coming soon

 Jazz group plays TEDx – Palais des Nations 6th December 5 -5.30 pM Hall XX

Jazz group then plays the Mix and Mash,  6-9pM     11  December  at Les HAlles de l’Ile. Just turn up.

Jazz group (another) plays at the party of the Administration Department, Hall 14 Palais des NAtions (get invited!)

UN Geneva Choir  performs on 11th December at 12.00 Salle des Pas Perdus, Palais des Nations

 


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  • 2 January 2019 18 h 00 minRock Group practice
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