On 12th May, the world famous pianist Jorge Viladoms performed with the National Youth Orchestra of Kenya (KNYO) at the Trademark Hotel. this was a special performance combining a selection of both their repertoire’s, including a touching tribute to Jorge’s mum composed and played by him and also the KNYO brass and string ensembles playing traditional African and Kenyan songs. The show culminated with a breathtaking performance of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, played by Jorge and the Orchestra that had the audience thoroughly moved.
This was a special invite only concert for friends and supporters of the Art of Music and KNYO. If you would be interested in becoming a friend please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jorge has been a Friend of the Art of Music since 2016 when he first visited Kenya along with Christopher Coritsidis. They have gone on to form the Opus 1 Foundation with the aim of supporting the Art of Music Foundation and developing an Art Music Centre in Korogocho. For more information on the project and how you can support it please contact email@example.com