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Sinfonía por el Perú: Orchestrating Social Inclusion

May 01, 2019

Can music help break the poverty cycle? When tenor Juan Diego Flórez, inspired by Venezuela’s El Sistema, first created Sinfonía por el Perú in 2011, he wanted a program that not only taught music but that would offer a family-like environment teaching children in vulnerable conditions teamwork, empathy and self-esteem.

The results are impressive: a 75% decrease in unwanted pregnancies...

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