U.N. Day Concert
Monday, October 24, 2016 at 7PM
General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters
Angela & Jennifer Chun / Violins
Award winning sister violinists Angela and Jennifer Chun are one of today's foremost classical ensemble. Sisters eloquent artistry captivated audiences and critics and their top selling recordings top charts of Billboards and iTunes around the world. They have performed with world's best concert halls and conductors, London Bach festival, Ravinia festival and Aspen Music festival, Mostly Mozart working with conductors Zubin Mehta, Sir Andre Previn, Thomas Sanderling, Ivan Fischer, Leonard Slatkin, Peter Ouunjian, orchestras including London Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, London Bach orchestra, KBS Symphony Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, Toronto Chamber orchestra, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Budapest Festival Orchestra and National Symphony Orchestra in Kennedy Center.
As new music front liners sisters worked with modern masters Gyorgy Kurtag, Gyorgy Ligeti, Philip Glass, Sebastian Currier, Kaija Saariaho and especially Korean / German Composer Isang Yun whose composition for two violins represent conflicts of South Korea & North Korea which was world premiered by them.
Angela and Jennifer are String mentors of Royal Academy of Music in London a prestige position which given to very few highly accomplished artists.
Their most accomplishments outside of concert circuit includes their work with world children's music projects. As true believers of music education can change human interactions, for over a decade their Foundation "Music for Life / Music for Peace " have collaborated young musicians in inner citie schools in America, South America, as well as in Africa spreading music educations for unreached and underprivileged children over come and become global citizens.
This concert will be broadcasted to 193 countries live stream. Please tune: WebTV.UN.org