Beijing http://wrti.org en The Philadelphia Orchestra's Residency and Tour of China http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestras-residency-and-tour-china <p>The Philadelphia Orchestra made history in 1973 as the first American orchestra to perform in China. This week, the Orchestra - led by Chief Conductor Charles Dutoit - is in Beijing for a&nbsp;residency in collaboration with China&#39;s National Center for Performing Arts. This marks the ensemble&#39;s fifth visit to China.</p><p>WRTI&#39;s Susan Lewis&nbsp;looks at how&nbsp;the Orchestra is engaging in activities beyond the concert hall, and expanding&nbsp;its relationships with the people of China.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 17:51:57 +0000 Susan Lewis 3913 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra's Residency and Tour of China