Musicians and staff of Iraq’s National Symphony Orchestra make an average of $800 a month, but they are locked in a pay dispute with the government.
They haven’t seen a paycheque so far this year, and some have left.
Those who haven’t say they’ll continue to perform despite the odds.
Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports.
– Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
– Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish
– Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera
– Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/
#AlJazeeraEnglish #Iraq #IraqiOrchestra