Half the singers at the Berlin Phil this Saturday will be refugees

The orchestra is putting on the premiere of Andrew Norman’s children’s opera, A Trip to the Moon.

It involves vocal soloists, some young instrumentalists and a mixed adults and children’s choir. There will also be a Youth Choir. Half of this choir is made up of refugees who arrived in Germany, mostly from the Middle East.

Welcome to Berlin.

(c) Monika Rittershaus/Berlin Phil

 

 

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