February 12, 2014 12:48 AM

Brazil’s Bahia Orchestra Project displays contagious enthusiasm at Helzberg Hall

The Bahia Orchestra Project, which trains disadvantaged Brazilian youths in classical music, may be a bit raw, but the contagious enthusiasm it showcased Tuesday night at Helzberg Hall deserves to be the envy of the world’s most prestigious orchestras. “The main goal is not musical,” said Ricardo Castro, the orchestra’s founder and conductor. “Through music, we are building character.”

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