[Podcast] In 1973, the Philadelphia Orchestra did its part to kickstart modern U.S.-China relations


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Though not as well remembered as Nixon’s trip or ping-pong diplomacy, the “music diplomacy” carried out by the Philadelphia Orchestra was a key aspect in China’s attempt to re-engage with the world as the Cultural Revolution wound down.

Read the article by James Carter: https://supchina.com/2021/09/15/in-1973-the-philadelphia-orchestra-visited-china/

Narrated by John Darwin Van Fleet.

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