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From Kinshasa to Albertville with the Kimbanguiste Symphony Orchestra, Radio Okapi and Fondation Hir…

30-10-2014

From Kinshasa to Albertville with the Kimbanguiste Symphony Orchestra, Radio Okapi and Fondation Hirondelle

It’s 5 PM Sunday in Albertville (France), near the Italian border. Seven hundred standing spectators in the big hall of the “Grand Bivouac” Festival give long applause to Armand DIANGENDA, the director and musical director of the Kimbanguiste Symphony Orchestra (KSO).They have just seen the film. In a minute, a sextet from the KSO is to start playing a new Congolese composition by the KSO first violin with a live link up from the Fondation Hiron­delle gardens on the 30 June Boulevard in Kinshasa.

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