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The Echoes of War, From One Century to the Next ‘Shostakovich for the Children of Syria,’ a Benefit Concert New York Times


Syria civil war: Kinan Azmeh's Every Day is a Sad Morning BBC News


Shostakovich for the Children of Syria BBC Radio














On The Line with George Mathew and Kinan Azmeh Voice of America


Syrian Children Concert CBC Radio-Canada (concert segment begins at 15’)


For the Children of Syria Symphony Magazine
(see page 12)


3 BPO musicians playing tonight in Carnegie Hall charity orchestra The Buffalo News


Shostakovich for the Children of Syria set for Carnegie Hall, 1/13 Broadway World


The Scheherazade Initiative comes to D.C. for women and girls who face violence Examiner.com
December 5, 2013 Launch of Next MFLI Initiative

George Mathew ’91 Her Campus Amherst
September 2013

The Immortal Ninth New Times Los Angeles

About recent documentary Following the Ninth, George Mathew is a Narrator


“Year for the Children of Syria” Video & Article from April Launch, Times Square Chronicles













“Repertorio de paz por Siria” La Prensa


“Música para curar” La Prensa


Photo Gallery “Concierto Panamá por los niños de Siria” PAverte.com


Videos “George Mathews y sus conciertos humanitarios” PAverte.com


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Music For Life International 

presents  

Shostakovich For The Children of Syria 


Dmitri Shostakovich

Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Opus 60, "Leningrad"

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

Monday, January 13, 2014, 8 PM
















                                           


By permission. UNHCR/ A. Branthwaite


Net proceeds to benefit Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières humanitarian programs for Syria.


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Program indeded
Kinan Azmeh: "Sabah Hazeen, Kul Sabah"

"A Sad Morning, Every Morning" for Solo Clarinet


George Mathew, Artistic Director and Conductor

Elmira Darvarova, Concertmaster

(Former Concertmaster of the MET Orchestra)

Kinan Azmeh, Solo Clarinet


Principal Musicians from The New York Philharmonic, MET Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and others


Shostakovich for the Children of Syria sends into the world, and especially to our suffering sisters and brothers in Syria, the message that music can bear witness to the fundamental goodness of the human spirit in the face of oppression, deprivation, and the insane brutality of war.” Archbishop Desmond Tutu


Music For Life International 

launched Year for the Children of Syria with

United Nations Secretary-General H.E. Ban Ki-moon

at the Liechtenstein Residence in New York on April 25th 2013


















PHOTO: JAY MANDAL/ ON ASSIGNMENT 2013

Artistic Director, George Mathew, introduces the audience to Shostakovich for the Children of Syria with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon looking on.