Passing the baton: Chinese conductors seek global fame

By Julien Girault Jing Huan twirls her conductor’s baton nervously in the wings while the brass and string sections of China’s Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra tune their instruments. Aged 36, Jing is part of a new breed of foreign-trained conductors, as China hopes to gain recognition in the field after winning global fame for its soloists, […]