Music for Vision India (NCPA, Mumbai & Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi, 2016)

"Music for Vision concerts to mark new phase in global campaign to eradicate cataract blindness" - Business Wire India

"Ustad Amjad Ali Khan performs at the Music for Vision Concert in Mumbai" - OYE! FILMY

"Indian ragas, Western modes" - The Hindu

"Playing for a cause" - Deccan Herald

"Music For Peace" - The Pioneer

The Scheherazade Initiative: Celebrating the Resilience of Women & Girls Facing Violence (2013-15)

The Scheherazade Initiative (Carnegie Hall, November 2015)

"Against an orange stage, a powerful performance raises funds to end violence against women" - UN Women

"Notes of Resilience" - India Abroad

"Ending Gender Violence through Music" - Amjad Ali Khan for The Week (India)

RADIO "George Mathew Interview about The Scheherazade Initiative" - United Nations Radio

"At Carnegie Hall, classical musicians crescendo to end violence" - UN Women

"The Scheherazade Initiative Brings Together World-Renowned Musicians and Charity" - Classicalite

"Music For Life International to Present The Scheherazade Initiative at Carnegie Hall 1/26" - Broadway World

"George Mathew's Scheherazade" - India Abroad

"Music for Life International presents The Scheherazade Initiative" - Musical America

"Music to End Violence Against Women" - Sojourners

"I'm Still Here" - Susanne Mentzer in Huffington Post


The Scheherazade Initiative India (India Habitat Center, New Delhi, 2014)

"The Scheherazade Initiative" - Caravan Magazine

"Musical tribute to the resilience of women" - The Daily Star


The Scheherazade Initiative Launch (The Netherlands Residence, Washington D.C., December 2013)

“The Scheherazade Initiative Comes to DC” -

Shostakovich for the Children of Syria (2013-14)

Music For Za'atari Residency (Za'atari Refugee Camp, Jordan, August 2014)

"The Spirit of Music––NWS Fellow Travels to Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan" - New World Symphony

"August Questscope_Music4Life Residency Report" - Questscope

"Music in Za'atari" - Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

"Music in Za'atari: Building Community, Creating Opportunity" - Questscope Blog

"Music for Life International's Za'atari String Quartet Brings Life Changing Music to the Children of Syria at Za'atari Refugee Camp" - MFLI Newsletter

"Meet the Artists: String Quartet Bringing Concerts and Music Education to the Children of Syria at Za'atari Refugee Camp" - MFLI Newsletter

VIDEO Zaatari Music Residency with Music for Life International - QUESTSCOPE Media (YouTube)

VIDEO Behind the Scenes: Music for Zaatari - QUESTSCOPE Media (YouTube)


Shostakovich for the Children of Syria (Carnegie Hall, January 2014)

RADIO Shostakovich for Syria at Carnegie Hall - BBC Radio with Matt Wells

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

"The Echoes of War, From One Century to the Next" - New York Times

"Listening to War" - Amherst Magazine

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

"New World Symphony travels to NYC for benefit concert" - KnightBlog

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

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

"Shostakovich for the Children of Syria set for Carnegie Hall" - Broadway World

George Mathew '91 - Her Campus Amherst


Panama for the Children of Syria (City of Knowledge University, Panama, June 2013)

"Repertorio de paz por Siria" - La Prensa

"Música para curar" - La Prensa

Photo Gallery "Concierto Panamá por los niños de Siria" -

Videos "George Mathews y sus conciertos humanitarios" -

"Panamá se une por los niños de Siria a través de la música" - UNICEF

"Concierto en Panamá por los niños de Siria" - Qué Hacer Hoy

"Por los niños de Siria" - La Estrella

"Concierto Panamá por los niños de Siria" - Panamagazine

"Concert at the Athenaeum for the children of Syria" - City of Knowledge

Year For The Children of Syria begins with Panamá por los Niños de Siria - MFLI Newsletter

VIDEO George Mathew , de Music for Life International en Panamá - PavertePanama (YouTube)

VIDEO Desarrollo de Capacidades y Cultura - KICG- LAC (YouTube)


Children of Syria Launch (The Liechtenstein Residence, New York, April 2013)

"Year for the Children of Syria Launched at the Liechtenstein Residence in New York in the Presence of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon" - MFLI Newsletter

New Year's Eve Concert for Peace (Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 2011)

"A Timely Oratorio Arrives on New Year's Eve | St. John the Divine Concert Sharpens Social Message" - WQXR

New Year's Eve Concert for Peace (Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 2010)

VIDEO George Mathew conducting Hadyn: Mass in Time of War (2010, YouTube)

VIDEO Mark Kuss Doina with Ubuntu-Shruti Orchestra (2010, YouTube)

Mahler for the Children of AIDS (Carnegie Hall, 2009)

"The Longest Mahler, Played With Urgency” - New York Times Music Review

“Music as a civic 'conspiracy': George Mathew- Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon

“Conductor's Zeal Rallies NYC for a Cause" - New York Post

"Notes for humanity" - India Abroad

"All Hands on Deck" - Symphony Magazine

“MUSIC: George Mathew uses music again to try to change the world" - SAJAForum

“Mahler Meets The Man With A Mission" -

“Mahler for the Children of AIDS” - Mahler Owes Me Ten Bucks Blog

VIDEO Mahler For The Children of AIDS on Urdu TV - Voice of America TV (YouTube)

VIDEO Mahler For the Children of AIDS, George Mathew Interview (YouTube)

Requiem for Darfur (Carnegie Hall, 2007)

"Making Music Speak for Those Without a Voice"  - The New York Times

"Requiem for Darfur: A song of solidarity" - UNICEF MEDIA

"A Carnegie Hall 'Requiem' for Darfur Refugees" - NPR Weekend Edition

"Letters read on Feb 3, 07 re: Requiem" - NPR Weekend Edition

"Requiem for Darfur" with a South Asian Connection” - South Asian Journalists Association

"Orchestral Maneuvers" - New York Magazine

Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon

"Requiem for Darfur" - Columbia Observer

"Healing Harmonies" - Strings Magazine

"Making Music Speak for Those Without a Voice"  - NCC Interfaith Relations

"Mia Farrow Kämpft Für Darfur" - Kurier, Austria

"Requiem for Darfur" - Bibi Magazine

"Indian conductor leads 'Requiem for Darfur'" - Malaysia Sun

Beethoven's Ninth for South Asia (Carnegie Hall, 2006)

VIDEO Beethoven's Ninth for South Asia on BBC-Asia Today - BBC World Television (YouTube)

New York Based Conductor Organizes Benefit Set to Beethoven- NY1 TV

VIDEO Beethoven's Ninth for South Asia on New York Television - NY1 Television (YouTube)

“Beethoven’s 9th Symphony for New York quake fund-raiser” - Pakistan Daily Times

Concert for Kashmir Earthquake victims in New York - BBC World Urdu Service

“Musicians Amass for Earthquake Relief” - SYMPHONY Magazine

"Letters: Musical Stars Gather to Benefit Earthquake Victims" -

“Carnegie Hall Concert on January 23 to Assist Earthquake Victims” - Playbill

Following the NinthFilm featuring George Mathew and footage from Beethoven's Ninth for South Asia

George Mathew

"Musical Movement for Pakistani Community" (Free PDF- The Wall Street Journal - Donor of the Day

VIDEO Interview about Beethoven for the Indus Valley - Voice of America TV

"Why use music to bring attention to humanitarian crises?" - The Examiner

"Orchestral Maneuvers" - New York Magazine

"Listening to War" - Amherst Magazine

George Mathew '91 - Her Campus Amherst

"The Power of Combinatory Skills" - Sasha Dichter's Blog

VIDEO George Mathew: Rhythm that resonates - INKtalks

VIDEO "The Impact Beyond the Sound | George Mathew | TedxWanChai" - Tedx Talks

"TedXWanChai and the Hong Kong Academy of the Performing Arts explore the concept of crossroads" - South China Morning Post

"Humanitarian conductor discusses Beethoven, empathy" - The Tufts University Daily

Music For Life International & Founder George Mathew Receive the 2016 Robert and JoAnn Bendetson Award for Public Diplomacy from Tufts University Institute for Global Leadership - MFLI Press Release

Interview with George Mathew - Zee News India

"Music of the Heart" - The Indian American

"Interview with George Mathew" - Express Buzz, The New Indian Express

"The score of his life" The Hindu

Top 50 Coolest Desis of 2008 (George Mathew is #37) -

"George Mathew Conductor and Humanitarian" - Manhattan School of Music Alumni Stories VII

"Conductor George Mathew: Social and Cultural Entrepreneur" - interMezzo

"The Alleluia: Working with George Mathew" - University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

"Conductor gives lecture through music" - The Southern News

"World-Acclaimed Conductor Appears at SCSU" - New Haven Register

"Handel Instead of Tchaikovsky With the Rockets' Red Glare" - The New York Times

For a Good Cause, A Fourth of Mahler (George Mathew and Mahler for the Children of AIDS are cited in the first paragraph) - The New York Times

Following the NinthFilm featuring George Mathew and footage from Beethoven's Ninth for South Asia

"The Immortal Ninth" - New Times

"Short Hills Conductor to Lead Beethoven's 9th at Carnegie Hall" - TAPinto SOMA

LUXE Chats - Q&A with George Mathew, conductor and director - LUXE City Guides

"How a mugging, an earthquake and Beethoven's Ninth created a new mission for music" - 21CM

"Concierto Inaugural del VII Festival Alfredo de Saint Malo" - Instituto Nacional de Cultura

"Festival De Saint Malo" - PanamaAmerica

"Entrevista con George Mathew, Participante del Festival ASM 2013" - VII Festival Internacional Alfredo De Saint Malo