The Asian Youth Orchestra performs at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing this month. One in five players comes from mainland China. Photo: Tom Wang

Young Chinese musicians take growing role in Asian Youth Orchestra as opportunities to play professionally in China grow

Players credit stints with the Hong Kong-based youth orchestra for helping them win places in professional orchestras, whose number in China alone has doubled to 80 in the past decade

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The Asian Youth Orchestra performs at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing this month. One in five players comes from mainland China. Photo: Tom Wang
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