Music in Iraq Plays On

Karim WasfiListen to a story on Karim Wasfi, director and co-conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra. He discusses the integral role music and culture play in the ongoing rehabilitation of Iraq. It’s difficult gathering all the musicians for rehearsals, but Wasfi and the orchestra have drawn crowds of more than 600 people in war-torn Bagdhad.Also, Melik Kaylan, culture contributor for The Wall Street Journal, talks about the cultural exchange going on between Iraqis and Americans in Baghdad.

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