Harmony for Peace Holiday Peace Concert at Carnegie Hall



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Harmony for Peace Holiday Peace Concert

Monday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m.)

Carnegie Hall: Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage – 57th Street at 7th Avenue

Admission: $21 to $100

This unique holiday concert brings together internationally known professional artists – including New York-based Japanese pianist Gohei Nishikawa – with New York-area youth orchestras and choirs in a call for global peace, respect, and understanding. All will perform together to promote a message of “Play Together for Peace” as a merged group, which symbolizes global unity and friendship, offering a true sense of “One Voice…One World.” In true holiday spirit, the finale will feature 300 performers singing and playing in unison a celebratory song, filled with love and hope for a harmonious world, for the holiday season.


  • Yeou-Cheng Ma – Violin
  • Gohei Nishikawa – Piano
  • Margaret Keys – Soprano
  • Children’s Orchestra Society Young Symphonic Ensemble – Michael Dadap, Conductor
  • Concert Orchestra of InterSchool Orchestras of New York – Lawrence Markiewicz, Conductor
  • Angelic Fire-Voices and Bells of St. Aidan – Dragan Ivanov Bubalo, Conductor
  • Herricks High School Chamber Orchestra – Catherine Fish, Conductor
  • Herricks High School Chamber Choir – Louise O’Hanlon, Director
  • Our Lady of Mercy Academy Choir – Jennifer Haney, Music Director
  • Glen Cove High School Select Chorale – Edward Norris, Music Director
  • Harmony For Peace Ensemble
    Brenden Zuk, Honoka Kikukawa, and Julia Chin – Violin
    Noah Lee and Sejung An – Cello
    Paris Arin, Peter Wang, and Max Wang – Piano


  • DVOŘÁK Largo from Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, “From the New World”
  • VIVALDI Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos, Strings, and Continuo, RV 531
  • VIVALDI Concerto in B Minor for Four Violins, Strings, and Continuo, RV 580
  • RACHMANINOFF Prelude in C-sharp Minor from Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3, No. 2
  • LIAM PICKER Winter (World Premiere)
  • BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
  • HAYDN Vivace from Piano Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob. XVIII: 2
  • CACCINI Ave Maria
  • PETERSON Love Transcending
  • MILLER / MILLER “Let There Be Peace on Earth”

Led by President and Executive Director Tomoko Torii, Harmony For Peace Foundation promotes peace and friendship across national and cultural borders through music.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit Carnegie Hall’s website.