Singing Hope 2009 Unifies Artists in Fight Against Poverty in
The concert features an impressive and diverse line-up of artists: the Bavarian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra in their first New York appearance accompanied by the operatic musings of Noriko Urata (Japan), Marquita Lister (USA), Jacques-Greg Belobo (Cameroon), pianist
The two hour concert offers a union of classical, jazz, gospel and soul music. Music lovers and do-gooders alike will find this event both entertaining and educational. Rekindle Hope believes that this concert offers a unique opportunity for attendees to gain an in-depth understanding of the plight of African citizens.
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Ticket prices range from $35.00 to $500. To purchase tickets, please visit www.lincolncenter.org or call
ABOUT REKINDEL HOPE IN
Rekindle Hope is an African development agency and meeting place for Africans and all world citizens, moved to act together to protect vulnerable African populations. Rekindle Hope fights against extreme poverty in African nations through t humanitarian aid and socio-economic development.
In 2000, the United Nations Millennium Summit adopted eight goals to address challenges to the world development. Two of these goals, eradicating poverty and hunger and fighting diseases like HIV/AIDS and malaria, are the focus of Rekindle Hope's work. The Millennium Declaration charged the world with a responsibility to create new coalitions to address these problems. Rekindle Hope combines the traditional agents of national governments, and international organizations into a partnership with individuals of civil society. Rekindle Hope combines the traditional agents of national governments, and international organizations into a partnership with individuals of civil society.
ABOUT ANDRE DJIBATHE (Rekindle Hope Founder):
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Mr. Djibathe hopes that this global humanitarian effort by the artists will be a huge success to funnel additional funding into projects in
ABOUT ALLEN BAILEY (Founder of
Allen Bailey has worked in the entertainment industry for over 40 years. He was promotional director & advance man for major recording artists & film stars, including Lionel Richie & the Commodores, Prince, Michael Jackson, Mr. T, & Isaac Hayes. Don King appointed Allen entertainment coordinator for Rumble in the Jungle, the heavy-weight title fight between Mohammed Ali & George Foreman in
Allen has extensive experience in combining talent management, theatrical production & fund raising. He assisted the east coast production of We are the World in 1985, & worked in a similar capacity for USA for Africa in 1986. Allen has been actively engaged in fund raising efforts for the Leukemia Society, the Cancer Foundation, & the United Negro College Fund. He was chairman for the Martin Luther King Holiday Campaign & it was through this work that the Harlem Gospel Choir was born. Always active in the Harlem Community, Allen co-ordinated Harlem's entertainment for the Nelson Mandela celebration at Yankee Stadium, and co-directed the Harlem Jazz Festival, the largest jazz festival in the world. Allen now tours full-time with the Harlem Gospel Choir, and is the Choir's front-man and MC.
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