Classical 101 Archives For: October 29, 2014

Perseverance Pays Off For Congo Musicians

Kinshasa violin
A young Congolese violinist practices for his friends
2:39PM
June
17, 2013

The Kimbanguiste Symphony Orchestra in Congo got its start two decades ago despite having little money, no instruments, and little to no musical training. Now the organization has caught the eye of Princess Caroline of Monaco.