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United Nations Gala Concert 2021
December 9, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
The UNITAR New York Office (UNITAR NYO) and the Global Foundation for the Performing Arts (GFPA) are organizing a piano recital that will honor the work of the President of the General Assembly, the diplomatic and the UN staff communities under the message “Building Resilience through Hope”. This United Nations Gala Concert 2021 aims to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainability, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalize the United Nations.
Presented with the support of sponsoring Member States, Costa Rica, the Republic of Maldives, the Principality of Monaco, the Sultanate of Oman, the Republic of Rwanda, and the Republic of Singapore, this concert will celebrate music and a return to live performance.
About the Artist
Byron Wei-Xin Zhou
Praised by legendary American pianist Russell Sherman, who wrote “With unflappable poise Byron performed both the most difficult passages and the poetic interludes in a completely convincing way that embraced the core of the music and the composer”, pianist Byron Wei-Xin Zhou is a conspicuously gifted young musical talent with the virtuosic approach of the highest caliber and suggesting the possibility and promise of an international career on a notable level.
The Carnegie Hall safety protocols regarding COVID-19 are available via the following link. Proof of vaccination and mask will be required at the door.