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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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Our mission is to create transformative social impact through music and for music.  Music for Life International takes its name from the legendary Music For Life concert led by Leonard Bernstein at Carnegie Hall in November 1987.

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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 benefited Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières humanitarian programs for Syria.


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


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.

Music For Life International is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert W. Van Zwieten as Chairman of the Board of Directors.  Mr. van Zwieten is the President and CEO of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association and brings decades of financial, strategic and non-profit governance experience to his role with Music For Life International.

Music For Life International Appoints

New Chairman

Artistic Director George Mathew congratulated Mr. Van Zwieten saying, “I am thrilled to welcome Robert as Chairman of our Board of Directors. I am very inspired about the future of social impact through great music that we will create together with Robert at the helm of our Board."

Speaking after his election, Mr. van Zwieten said, "I am delighted to serve as Chairman and look forward to working closely with George and the whole MFLI team to help create lasting social impact through the transformative power of music."

Music for Life International Presents


THE SCHEHERAZADE INITIATIVE


Celebrating the Resilience
of Women and Girls in the Face of Violence


A series of music events in Washington DC, New York City, New Delhi, Hong Kong and other cities around the world, culminating in



An All-Scheherazade

Program Featuring Music of

Ravel and Rimsky-Korsakov



Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage

Carnegie Hall

8 pm, Monday, January 26, 2015


                                               

Net proceeds will benefit the

United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women


George Mathew, Artistic Director and Conductor

Elmira Darvarova, Concertmaster

(Former Concertmaster of the MET Orchestra)


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


Photo Credit: UN Trust Fund/Phil Borges. Used by permission