Thomas Coex / Associated Press
January 30, 2009
Young Venezuelan musicians perform in a recording session in Caracas under a program led by conductor-composer Jose Antonio Abreu. The program, called "Sistema" (System), selects children, many from the poorest parts of Caracas, and teaches them music at the highest level.
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