a Venezuelan orchestra plays a concert on a street in Caracas

This orchestra’s symphony found sweet harmony during Venezuela’s lockdown

The pandemic brought together 75 musicians to record an album virtually — creating hope during challenging times.

Members of the Orquesta Sinfónica Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho play their new album, Sinfonía Desordenada (Disorderly Symphony), during a public performance on November 12, 2021 in Caracas, Venezuela. The album was recorded during the pandemic lockdown by 75 musicians who blended elements of classical music with Afro-Caribbean rhythms.

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