classical music / Events / History / Latest Culture News / Music / News

Afghanistan’s First Post-Taliban Orchestra

Afghanistan’s youth orchestra goes on tour to the USA. At the National Institute of Music they have prepared orchestral arrangements such as Vivaldi adapted with Afghan rhythms, instruments and improvisations.
The school plans to expand to 300 students in  the near future, significant for a country where music was once banned. Read more and see the video below:

Afghan orchestra set to hit the right notes – Features – Al Jazeera English.

Advertisements