Reinterpreting African hits using classical musical instruments

When you think Ghana and music, you’d probably think High-Life or traditional drumbeats.

But one of West Africa’s best orchestral ensembles wants to change that perception. The Accra Symphony Orchestra is one of just a handful of classical ensembles in the region. But while introducing audiences to classical music, they haven’t forgotten their African roots.

Katerina Vittozzi has more.