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Los Angeles Times: Kanye meets Beethoven: How young musicians are mixing classical with pop

Los Angeles Times: Kanye meets Beethoven: How young musicians are mixing classical with pop

It wasn't quite Little Coachella in Little Tokyo. But as if out of nowhere, more than 1,000 hip-hop fans, some wearing Kanye West T-shirts, descended on the Aratani Theatre. A few had arrived as early as noon on Saturday and waited in the hot sun for a 7:30 p.m. concert.

Huffington Post: Yeethoven Is The Kanye And Beethoven Mashup You’ve Been Waiting For

Huffington Post: Yeethoven Is The Kanye And Beethoven Mashup You’ve Been Waiting For

The Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra, led by conductor Yuga Cohler and composer Stephen Feigenbaum, is bringing hip-hop and classical music together.

New York Classical Review: Long Yu Leads New York Philharmonic in Chinese New Year Program

New York Classical Review: Long Yu Leads New York Philharmonic in Chinese New Year Program

The Philharmonic played brilliantly, sounding secure and powerful under Long Yu’s baton, and the performance of the solo part by the Philharmonic’s principal harpist, Nancy Allen, was exquisite.

South China Morning Post: Chinese conductor Long Yu to get top honour for bridging East-West gap

South China Morning Post: Chinese conductor Long Yu to get top honour for bridging East-West gap

Maestro Yu who recently set up Shanghai Orchestra Academy to receive prestigious prize from Atlantic Council next week alongside Henry Kissinger, Mario Draghi and Colombia's president.

Washington Post: China Philharmonic’s Silk Road tour wends to Iran

Washington Post: China Philharmonic’s Silk Road tour wends to Iran

"On Friday night, the music of Dvorak’s “New World” symphony was heard in Tehran, performed from the original music the New York Philharmonic has guarded since the work’s 1893 premiere. This orchestra, though, wasn’t American. It was the China Philharmonic."