Carnegie Hall Stage to be turned “Orange” during Concert as part of a global United Nations Campaign to End Violence Against Women
At the Scheherazade Initiative concert, Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium /Perelman Stage will be turned “orange” as part of an international campaign by the United Nations Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign to End Violence Against Women. The world’s most prestigious concert stage will join a notable list of iconic landmarks around the world that have already been illuminated in orange in solidarity with the global effort to end violence against women and girls, including The Empire State Building, United Nations Headquarters, the Administration Building of Panama Canal, and the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza.
Attend the Concert
This concert is the culmination of the global Scheherazade Initiative and will feature the great Scheherazade-inspired works of Rimsky-Korsakov and Ravel.
STEIN AUDITORIUM / PERELMAN STAGE
OCTOBER 19, 2015 at 8pm
Photo credit: UN TRUST FUND/Phil Borges
End Violence Against Women
The Scheherazade Initiative is a partnership between Music for Life International and the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, to raise funds and public awareness for some of the world's most catalytic, innovative, and promising approaches to eliminating gender-based violence. Opening Remarks at the Concert will be made by Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of UN Women
George Mathew, Conductor & Artistic Director
Elmira Darvarova, Concertmaster, (Former Concertmaster of the MET Orchestra)
Robert Langevin, Flute, (Principal Flute, NY Philharmonic)
Susanne Mentzer, Mezzo-soprano
Sarah Kay, Spoken Word Poet