HISTORY OF HUMAN RIGHTS ORCHESTRA CONCERTS IN SWITZERLAND

 

06 June 2019 KKL CONCERT HALL, LUCERNE

 
Rachel Harnisch

Rachel Harnisch

Alessio Allegrini conductor

Rachel Harnisch soprano

F.J. Haydn                          Symphony No. 102 in B-flat major, Hob I:102
F. Schubert      “Nacht und Träume”, D. 827                                                     
R. Strauss “Morgen!”, Op. 27, No. 4

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G. Mahler                    Symphony No. 4 in D major

 

BENEFICIARIES OF FUNDS RAISED:

ALLEGRO MODERATO Milan, Italy

“The AllegroModerato cooperative was born with the conviction and intent to demonstrate that music education can activate and develop emotional, cognitive and relational energies and skills capable of enhancing the quality of life of people with psychological, mental and physical fragility.”

 
 

LESS ONLUS Naples, Italy

“We act against social exclusion and marginalization, for the promotion of active citizenship and the full recognition of migrant identities. LESS Onlus promotes and carries out educational activities on rights and over the years has created numerous synergies with service providers, with other private social organizations and with migrant communities in the Naples area, creating a real network supporting integration.”

 
 
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04 June 2019 Victoria Hall, Geneva

Stephanie Szanto

Stephanie Szanto

Alessio Allegrini conductor

Stephanie Szanto mezzo-soprano

F.J. Haydn                          Symphony No. 102 in B-flat major, Hob I:102
F. Schubert      “Nacht und Träume”, D. 827                                                     
R. Strauss “Morgen!”, Op. 27, No. 4

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G. Mahler                    Symphony No. 4 in D major

 

BENEFICIARY OF FUNDS RAISED:

CLEAN START Nairobi, Kenya

“Clean Start’s vision is to restore hope, dignity, self-confidence and self-respect to girls and women as they leave prison, enabling them to break the cycle of poverty and imprisonment. We equip women with life skills and employment training, supporting them to find sustainable livelihoods post release. Our aim is to transition vulnerable girls and women into education, vocational training, employment or entrepreneurship.”

 
 
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08 MAY 2017 KKL CONCERT HALL, LUCERNE

 
Imogen Cooper

Imogen Cooper

 
Fabrizio Meloni

Fabrizio Meloni

Alessio Allegrini conductor

Imogen Cooper piano

Fabrizio Meloni clarinet


Riccardo Panfili "Per ognuno di noi..." (World premiere)
W.A. Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, KV 503

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Arvo Pärt Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
F. Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, "Scottish"

BENEFICIARIES OF FUNDS RAISED:

SOFEPADI Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

“The mission of SOFEPADI is the promotion and defense of the specific rights of women and families. Our vision is a Congo in which mothers and girls have the same access to basic social rights as men. We care for women and girls who are survivors of sexual violence by providing medical and psychological care, legal support, school reintegration, and socio-economic training and counseling.”Description of Orga

EQUIPO NIZKOR Charleroi Ville Haute, Belgium

“Our work includes the socialization of human rights information, the investigation of human rights abuses, the development of international human rights law, the preservation of memory and the fight against impunity.”

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29 april 2015 KKL CONCERT HALL, LUCERNE

 
Teo Gheorghiu

Teo Gheorghiu

 
Ilya Gringolts

Ilya Gringolts

Alessio Allegrini conductor

Teo Gheorghiu piano

Ilya Gringolts violin

F. Schubert Entr’acte No. 3 from Rosamunde, D. 797
L. van Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

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Bruce Adolphe Violin Concerto, “I Will Not Remain Silent” (European Premiere)
L. van Beethoven Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60

BENEFICIARY OF FUNDS RAISED:

MAHER Pune, India

"‘Maher’ (in the Marathi language) means ‘Mother's Home’: a haven of hope, belonging and understanding. Our mission is to help destitute women, children and men from all over India exercise their right to a higher quality of life, irrespective of gender, caste, creed or religion.”

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19 april 2013 KKL CONCERT HALL, LUCERNE

 
Isabelle Faust

Isabelle Faust

 
Laurie Rubin

Laurie Rubin

Alessio Allegrini conductor

Isabelle Faust violin

Laurie Rubin mezzo-soprano

L. van Beethoven                Overture to "Egmont", op. 84

J. Brahms                              Violin Concerto in D major, op. 77

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Bruce Adolphe                     “Do You Dream in Color?”

L. van Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

BENEFICIARIES OF FUNDS RAISED:

GENITIN ONLUS Rome, Italy

FUNDACIÓN RAMÓN VARGAS Tlalpan, México

“We safeguard and protect the lives and health of infants born prematurely through neonatal intensive care. We support their families materially and psychologically, and we promote scientific research on issues related to the causes of preterm birth and the problems resulting from preterm birth.”

“Our goal is to improve the quality of life of disabled children and youngsters who live in marginalized areas of Mexico.”

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24 MAY 2011 KKL CONCERT HALL, LUCERNE

Hélène Grimaud

Hélène Grimaud

Alessio Allegrini conductor

Hélène Grimaud piano

Z. Kodály Dances of Galánta

M. Ravel Piano Concerto in G major

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G. Ligeti Concert Românesc

A. Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in E minor, “From the New World”

 

BENEFICIARY OF FUNDS RAISED:

MÉDECINS SANS FRONTIÈRES (MSF)

“An international, independent medical humanitarian organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - bound together by our charter. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.”

 
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19 May 2010 KKL Concert hall, Lucerne

Maria João Pires

Maria João Pires

Alessio Allegrini conductor

Maria João Pires piano

L. van Beethoven Coriolan Overture in C minor, op.62

W.A. Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, KV 488

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L. van Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92

 

BENEFICIARY OF FUNDS RAISED:

AFRIAFYA Nairobi, Kenya

“We believe in building sustainable, evidence-based healthcare systems that harness the strengths of communities and use locally appropriate health technologies to support the provision of care.”

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