Xuefei Yang: Wigmore Hall Concert

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The finest classical guitarist Xuefei Yang gives the world premiere of Shuo Chang, the first classical guitar piece commissioned by a Chinese composer Chen Yi, at Wigmore Hall on 3 November, and will be giving the premieres in Korea, Taiwan and the USA in the coming weeks.

The Shanghai Dream

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This summer I went to the Shanghai Book Fair and Literary Festival to re-discover the Shanghai dream – China is keen to understand the world much more so than we realise.

The Revolutionary

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A revolution is not a dinner party – Mao
Pan-Asia Film Festival UK screening ‘The Revolutionary’ documenary, Asia House, 14 March 2013

Russia in Harbin

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It was an extraordinary time. The Russians, Europeans, Koreans and Chinese (both Manchu and Han people) were living together in Harbin, a place which was only first discovered as a fishing village in 1898.