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Another New Step in China
For the first time an orchestra in mainland China is taking on a foreign music director: the French conductor Michel Plasson is becoming music director of the China National Symphony Orchestra.  
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And the Beat Goes On
Neville Marriner puts down his cup and saucer and waves an invisible baton around the living room of his Kensington, London, home.  
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Valery Gergiev: The Passion that Drives The Ultra Patriot
As Valery Gergiev leads the London Symphony Orchestra in its season opener, the mesmerising, controversial conductor talks to Ed Vulliamy  
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