Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra

Country: Iraq
Collection Type: State agency/ Ministry
Collection Size: 1,000-10,000
Period: 1930-19601960-1980Later than 1980
Type of Material & Format: Digital files

The Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra (INSO) is a government funded symphony orchestra in Baghdad. The INSO plays primarily classical European music, as well as original compositions based on Iraqi and Arab instruments and music. Researcher Tareq Abdullah Hasson has been collecting photographs dating from to the initial years of the orchestra. He has documented and digitized the orchestra’s archive in 2009.
An exhibition was held in the Ministry of Culture in Baghdad.

Contact Details:
Name: Tareq Abdullah Hassoon
Address: Baghdad – Almansur
Tel: 07710003852



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