by classical Hungarian pianist Tamas Erdi, who has played with the Iceland Symphony, the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hungarian National Orchestra and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra;
and by the Australian indie rock group "Rudely Interrupted". Five of the six musicians have a range of intellectual and physical disabilities (Blindness, Deafness, Aspergers, Autism and Down Syndrome).
The concert is held on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities [co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Australia and Hungary, in cooperation with the secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, DESA].
Opening Remarks by Akiko Ito, Chief of the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities