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The kids of Paraguay’s Cateura Orchestra play on instruments recycled out of landfill

The kids of Paraguay’s Cateura Orchestra play on
instruments recycled out of landfill

An earthquake triggered a radical rethink in NZ, but for some orchestras, playing under duress has become a way of life.

Gretchen La Roche, the Chief Executive Officer of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, remembers exactly where she was at 12.51pm on February 22, 2011 – for that was the moment an earthquake registering 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Christchurch, the largest city on New Zealand’s South Island. Full story.

Jo Litson (Limelight Magazine) / October 3, 2016

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