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The Philadelphia Orchestra in China 2014: Week One

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Jan Regan
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Yannick discovers a huge poster for the Orchestra's concert in Shanghai

On its 2014 Residency of China & Tour of Asia, The Philadelphia Orchestra is going deeper into China than ever before, and not just to more remote cities. On the first week of the trip, the Philadelphia Inquirer’s David Patrick Stearns followed the players into the “belly of the beast”- the People’s Liberation Army Band in Beijing, where orchestra members gave the master classes.