Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Protesters play violins, flutes and guitars as they take to the streets of Caracas in demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuela’s opposition renewed nationwide protests to pressure the president into holding elections and improving a collapsing economy. (Reuters)

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Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Young musicians raise their violins during a gathering to pay homage to victims of violence during the protest against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela, May 7, 2017. (Photo: Marco Bello/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Young musicians play music during a gathering to pay homage to victims of violence during the protest against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela, May 7, 2017. (Photo: Marco Bello/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

An opposition supporter plays the violin during clashes with riot police, during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, May 8, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Garcia/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Demonstrators play instruments while rallying against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela, June 19, 2017. (Photo: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

A girl plays the instrument during clashes with security forces at a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela, July 6, 2017. (Photo: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Musicians play instruments during a vigil in homage to victims of violence at past protests against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela, July 13, 2017. (Photo: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Venezuelan violinist Wuilly Arteaga plays the violin next to a pile of sand used by protesters to block the street during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela July 18, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Opposition supporters play music while participating in an avenue blockade during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, May 15, 2017. (Photo: Christian Veron/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

An opposition supporter plays the violin during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, May 18, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

A demonstrator plays the violin as others protect him while clashing with riot security forces during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela May 24, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Garcia/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

A demonstrator stands in front of a riot security forces vehicle during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, May 24, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Venezuelan violinist Wuilly Arteaga reacts during a gathering against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela June 4, 2017. (Photo: Marco Bello/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Young musicians play music during a gathering against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela June 4, 2017. (Photo: Marco Bello/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

Young musicians sing and play music during a gathering against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela June 4, 2017. (Photo: Marco Bello/Reuters)

Venezuela’s symphony of protests

A demonstrator plays a guitar during clashes at a march to the state Ombudsman’s office in Caracas, Venezuela May 29, 2017. (Photo: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)