Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.
Susan Lawrence wrote this review for the non-partisan Congressional Research Service, a part of the U.S. Library of Congress. It came during renewed attention to U.S.-Taiwan relations, including the adoption of the Taiwan Travel Act, the sale of arms to Taiwan and revised policies regarding official contacts between the governments of the U.S. and Taiwan.
The President spoke in the auditorium at the university.
The President spoke in the Western Hall at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.
The President recorded his address at the Diaoyutai State Guest House on Saturday, April 28, Beijing time, for broadcast on Saturday, April 28, in the United States.
President Reagan was the first American President to address China from the Great Hall of the People.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.