Conductor Jing Huan, seen here in a 2017 file image, is part of a new breed of foreign-trained conductors, as China hopes to gain recognition in the field after winning fame for its soloists. Photo: AFP

Passing the baton: Chinese conductors finally get their chance on the big stage

After years of relying on Westerners, symphony orchestras across China are turning to a fresh generation of Chinese musical directors

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Conductor Jing Huan, seen here in a 2017 file image, is part of a new breed of foreign-trained conductors, as China hopes to gain recognition in the field after winning fame for its soloists. Photo: AFP
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