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October 30th, 2015

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Max Zeugner, acting associate principal bass with the New York Philharmonic, gives a lesson in Shanghai. Photo: Chris Lee

Max Zeugner, acting associate principal bass with the New York Philharmonic, gives a lesson in Shanghai.
Photo: Chris Lee

The Shanghai Orchestra Academy lets young musicians find out what it’s like to be part of an ensemble, through exchange programmes with some of the world’s leading institutions

Violist Ba Tong is no stranger to performing on stage. But when the Shanghai Conservatory of Music graduate was rehearsing for a Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra concert in May as an “apprentice”, her excitement was palpable.

“This is the first time I have worked with [the troupe] so I have high expectations,” says the 28-year-old through an interpreter. Full story.

Alexis Alrich (South China Morning Post) / August 4, 2015

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