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By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Over both nights of last weekend, young residents from Rio’s favela communities performed in Gávea’s Planetarium and Centro’s Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga Sé chuch as a part of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Rio de Janeiro.

With a full orchestra playing a repertoire of classical music, the evening presented the results of work by the Social Action for Music of Brazil (ASMB) project.

Forty-eight musicians aged between 13 and 22 year old performed in the Planetarium on the evenings of Saturday, March 11th and . . .

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