Under the patronage of UNESCO and the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe,
EMMA for Peace is officially launched at the 13th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Warsaw, Poland,
(21-23 October 2013), with a series of inaugural concerts and workshops throughout the duration of the Summit. 



21 October 2013


Royal Castle
7.15 pm

private event

EMMA for Peace presents its inaugural concert, entitled Summit Serenade.  The serenades of Penderecki and Tchaikovsky will greet the opening of the summit, performed by the Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra and conducted by John Axelrod. The concert is produced in collaboration with CultureAll and the 13th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.

Summit Serenade

22 October 2013


Galeria Porczyńskich
5.00 pm

free entrance

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and with the generous support of the SOS Talents Foundation and Askaneli Brothers, EMMA for Peace presents Georgian pianist Elisso Bolkvadze in recital, alongside two young Lithuanian talents, Kasparas Mikuzis (12 years old) and Milda Daunoraite (12 years old).

Piano for Peace

23 October 2013


Grand Theatre National Opera
Sale Redutowe


free entrance, registration required on www.nobelforpeace-summits.org

A conversation and interactive workshop on the role of music and education in peacebuilding with some of the protagonists of the cultural and institutional world. EMMA for Peace brings together the Nobel Peace Laureates, representatives from international organizations and educators and artists from both Europe and the Arab world.

  • Mostafa AbbasSecretary General, Euromed Youth Federation
  • Hiba Al Kawas,  Composer – Singer
  • Elisso BolkvadzePianist
  • Michele CampanellaPianist
  • Sigmund Mifsud, Chairman, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Guram OdishariaMinister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia
  • Ksenija SidorovaAccordionist
  • Michel SognyFounder Foundation SOS Talents

Moderator: Oliver CondyEditor, BBC Music Magazine


The Choir Project

Workshop of communal improvisation, collective lyric-writing and musical composition.

Tutor: Salam Yousry, Artistic Director, The Choir Project


The Sound of Peace

Workshop coordinator: Paolo Petrocelli, Founder & President, EMMA for Peace

The Sound of Peace