Lee Mills, conductor of the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra
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Rio orchestra's Olympic struggle

Twenty-seven-year-old Lee Mills is originally from the US. He is now conductor of the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, which has been around for 70 years, making it the country's oldest.

Lee loves Rio but Brazil's faltering economy isn't making life easy for him and his musicians.

Impressions of Rio through the eyes of foreigners living in the city is part of a BBC Brasil series.

  • 19 Aug 2016
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