A Hundred Million Musicians: China’s Classical Challenge

Film about the growth of western classical music in China. Government money has been poured into concert halls and millions of young musicians are competing to help fill them.

But how does a society that traditionally celebrates discipline and conformity adapt to the individualism and artistic freedom demanded by the music of Beethoven?

First shown: 9.15pm 27 Jul 2014

2 days left     Duration: 30 mins

Click here to watch in BBC iPlayer.

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