Behind the scenes at the UN Day Concert 2014, with Lang Lang
Happy Birthday United Nations!
On the UN’s 69th birthday, the “UN Day Concert 2014: Lang Lang & Friends” took place in the newly renovated General Assembly Hall.
The concert was organized by the Department of Public Information in cooperation with the Lang Lang International Music Foundation (LLIMF) and featured world-renowned pianist and United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang.
Performing with Lang Lang was an international youth orchestra representing five continents, assembled especially for the occasion, and conducted by Manuel López-Gómez. Manuel López-Gómez, as well as many of the youth musicians hail from the renowned El Sistema programme, which provides music education to children from poor social-economic backgrounds.