Orchestra in DR Congo
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Classical orchestras enjoy new popularity in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo may be better known for exporting rumba-style dance music around Africa and beyond - but there is another cultural side to this vast and troubled nation.

A number of classical orchestras have sprung up, producing the kind of music which is rarely heard in the country.

Will Ross met up with Steven Lupeta of the Kimbanguist Philharmonic Orchestra in the Congolese capital, Kinshasa, to find out more.

  • 06 Jan 2012
  • From the section Africa
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