State of the Arts

Maestro Xian Zhang

Clip | 6m 20s  | Video has closed captioning.

State of the Arts meets rising Chinese-American conducting star Xian Zhang as she becomes the first woman to to lead the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra as Music Director. We find out how her parents taught her classical music even when it was forbidden during the Cultural Revolution.

Aired: 04/23/16

Rating: NR

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State of the Arts is a local public television program presented by NJ PBS.