Venezuela claims Guinness World Record for largest orchestra

Venezuela’s National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras – known as “El Sistema” – has set a new Guinness record for the world’s largest orchestra with 8,573 musicians playing together, the country’s government said on Saturday. A week ago more than 12,000 musicians played a classical piece together for more than five minutes as they sought to beat a Russian record that was set two … Continue reading Venezuela claims Guinness World Record for largest orchestra