Musical Emissaries

Beethoven Cycle in China 2018_ForbiddenCityConcertHallBeijing

The Shanghai Quartet celebrates its 35th anniversary during the 2018–19 season by performing eight complete Beethoven cycles around the world. The players speak to Charlotte Smithabout forming at a time when Western chamber music was barely understood in their native China, and about promoting the art form to Chinese audiences ...

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