Beethoven in China
In 1922, Xiao Youmei, a Chinese scholar and composer, created the original Chinese symphony orchestra to bring the sound of Beethoven to his people for the first time. Last month, Stanford Associate Professor of Performance Jingdong Cai recreated this historical experience with 15 musicians from the Peking University Orchestra at the Stanford Center at Peking University. â€œIt was something like time travel,â€ he recalled. Read more.