The Cateura Orchestra of recycled instruments


25 - 30 Nov 2015, All Day

Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris (auditorium), Paris



25 - 30 Nov 2015
All Day
Wednesday, November 25 at 19:00: the Regional Conservatory of Paris (auditorium) - 14 rue de Madrid 75008 (metro Europe)

· Sunday, November 29 at 17:00 : High School "Franklin" Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (theatre) - 12 rue Benjamin Franklin 75016 (Passy metro)

· Monday, November 30 at 18:30 at UNESCO (Room 1) - 125 Suffren 75007 (Metro Cambronne or Suffren) NB On presentation of the attached invitation


Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris (auditorium)
14 rue de Madrid
Paris,  75016
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The Cateura Orchestra of recycled instruments directed by Favio Chávez consists of children and teenagers living in the neighborhood of Sur Bañado located in the vicinity of the discharge "Cateura" of Asunción (Paraguay)

The group's particularity is to interpret musical works with recycled instruments made from recovered waste in the landfill. Thus, the Orchestra of the instruments imitate violins, violas, cellos, basses, guitars, flutes, saxophones, trumpets, trombones and percussion. The repertoire of the orchestra alternates between classical music, folk music of Paraguay, Latin American folk music, music of the Beatles, Frank Sinatra, film music, etc.

The orchestra aims to develop a comprehensive education process for children and young people living in precarious conditions and in social situations of vulnerability. Through music as motivator, these young people have the opportunity to live different experiences that help them build, to learn, to complete their education, develop their creativity and access opportunities that can improve their future.