Meira’s In Memoriam will be performed by Velléda Miragias, Associate Principal Cellist of the Boston Philharmonic, on Monday, March 8 @ 7 PM EST, as part of a virtual program presented by the U.N. Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council (UNCMS). It can be seen on UN YouTube or UN Web TV.
This concert will pay special tribute to the women who have helped to shape music history, and whose voices have been marginalized and silenced. The program will be:
Yuko Uebayashi (1958 -) “Vers la Lumière” (“Towards the Light“) from Misericordia – Carol Wincenc (Flute Solo), Brenda Vongova (Piano)
Jessica Meyer (1974 – ) A Fire to be Kindled (New York Premiere) – Jessica Meyer and Members of the Rodland Viola Studio: Carolyn Farnand, Jane Larson, Noemie Chemali, Bethlehem Hadgu, Cameren Anai Williams, Bowie Ma, Carol Rodland
Meira Warshauer (1949 -) In Memorian – Velléda Miragias (Associate Principal Cellist, Boston Philharmonic)
Fanny Hensel Mendelssohn (1805 – 1847) Piano Quartet in A-Flat Major: I. Allegro moderato – Hana Mundiya (Violin), Carolyn Farnand (Viola), Jia Kim (Cello), Brenda Vongova (Piano)
Founded in 2016, the U.N. Chamber Music Society is dedicated to promoting the United Nations’ goals and values at large – through the universal language of music.