United Nations Gala Concert 2021

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United Nations Gala Concert 2021

December 9, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST

Byron Wei-Xin Zhou

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 Ricathe Republic of Maldivesthe Principality of Monacothe Sultanate of Omanthe Republic of Rwanda, and the Republic of Singapore, this concert will celebrate music and a return to live performance.

“Building Resilience through Hope” will honour the work of the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid and the occasion of the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations.


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.


December 9, 2021
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
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