Kinshasa Symphony http://wrti.org en Around The Classical Internet: April 13, 2012 http://wrti.org/post/around-classical-internet-april-13-2012 <ul><p><li>Remember the video we had <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2012/03/06/148075689/kinshasa-symphony-an-ode-to-musical-joy-in-central-africa" target="_blank">last month</a> of the incredibly inspiring orchestra in Kinshasa? Fri, 20 Apr 2012 02:37:36 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 3787 at http://wrti.org Around The Classical Internet: April 13, 2012 'Kinshasa Symphony': An Ode To Musical Joy In Central Africa http://wrti.org/post/kinshasa-symphony-ode-musical-joy-central-africa An amazing new documentary film is a must-see not just for music lovers, but for anyone who needs to see the nourishing power of the arts and human connections.<p><em>Kinshasa Symphony</em> takes us into the everyday lives of the members of a most unlikely ensemble: the Orchestre Symphonique Kimbanguiste, located in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a place <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/12/06/143190257/opposition-cries-foul-ahead-of-congo-election-results" target="_blank">ravaged</a> by war, endemic poverty and corruption.<p>The constant hassles and logistical problems these Wed, 07 Mar 2012 20:23:04 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 1199 at http://wrti.org 'Kinshasa Symphony': An Ode To Musical Joy In Central Africa