Founder of the Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra, Armand Diangienda
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Kinshasa symphony orchestra: 'Bringing people together'

The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most conflict-ridden countries in the world. But for the past two decades, a dedicated group of musicians have overcome all sorts of obstacles to attend rehearsals of a symphony orchestra - the Orchestre Symphonique Kimbanguiste.

On Thursday, the musicians will perform their first concert in the UK, teaming up with the Halle Orchestra in Manchester.

Colin Paterson reports.

  • 10 Sep 2014
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