At That’s Beijing (via James Palmer), James Tiscione recently described allegations of...
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NPR reports on Western opera singers, including American soprano Maria McDaniel, who are learning contemporary Chinese opera, both in response to the lack of jobs at home and to the Chinese government’s efforts to bolster...
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The Independent profiles pianist Li Yundi, who has not taken the spotlight of his contemporary Lang Lang, but is equally admired in the classical music world: As the son of a steel worker in provincial Chongqing, Yundi Li was...
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Vocalist Wu Tong has a diverse musical background, from his start as a vocalist for the Beijing rock band 轮回 (Again) to his current gig singing with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble and as a soloist with the New York...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 17, 2009
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