April 11, 2012

Rape, Murder, War, Poverty, Death…vs. Music.


He makes his cello by hand.


Landing planes in his living-room.

This is one story that deserves a wider audience. And it’s a moving pleasure to watch:

NEED TO KNOW | The music plays on: Congo’s thriving orchestra | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/need-to-know/culture/the-music-plays-on/8923/ As part of Need to Know’s ongoing collaboration with the VII Photo Agency, we bring you photographer Marcus Bleasdale’s portrait of one remarkable symphony orchestra that’s thriving in Congo’s capital city, Kinshasa. Need to Know airs Fridays on PBS. Watch full-length episodes of Need to Know athttp://video.pbs.org/program/1458405365/

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