Swiss star pianist performed on October 12 in the ceremony of the Charity Gala. The event is the Wurzburg residence. The MINX FASHION NIGHT takes place on Saturday, October 12, to the UNESCO – World Heritage Wurzburg residence. A well-supported event, with a mix of fashion, culinary gourmet menu and musical live acts. In addition to many other celebrities, young Swiss pianist and soprano Cassandra Wyss in the already completely booked out Charity Gala will occur and play piano works by Wilhelm Stenhammar and Franz Liszt.
The net proceeds of the event go to the “Sauti-Kuu” Foundation of Dr. Auma Obama, who supports needy children and young people from all over the world. “Sauti-Kuu” comes from the Swahili language and means as much as “strong voices”. The Foundation is based on the principle of “Help to self-help” and to motivate future young people all over the world and support to take their lives into their own hands. Dr. Auma Obama is the older half-sister of the U.S. President Barack Obama and is at the MINX FASHION NIGHT be present personally.
After their highly acclaimed concert on 6 October 2013 in the Berliner Philharmonie, where Cassandra Wyss has played the second piano concerto of Sergei Rachmaninoff with the Berliner Symphoniker under the direction of Jose Maria Moreno, the internationally acclaimed artist pleased on her piano performance in the Wurzburg residence. “The appearance at the gala this charity means a lot”, stresses the pianist born in 1993 in Lugano, and living in the Principality of Liechtenstein. “It is a special concern, through benefit concerts to help me. “Therefore I’m very happy, the objectives of Mrs. Dr. Obama in life called ‘Sauti Kuu’-to support the Foundation with my piano.” Therefore, this year, this is not the first benefit concert of Cassandra Wyss. Already on May 18, she played “Donations for Ghana”, a project of the children’s Fund for Africa e.V.