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The Philadelphia Orchestra opens 2016 Asia tour with live broadcasts on WRTI

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The Philadelphia Orchestra opens its 2016 Asia tour in Hong Kong with a pair of live WRTI broadcasts on May 19th and 20th with repertoire that includes, surprisingly, Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 - showing how Chinese concert presenters and audiences have evolved. Yet the Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns reports that collaborating with presenters can still be challenging. Philly.com's David Patrick Stearns spoke with The Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director - Yannick Nézet-Séguin who said: "I don't think it's going to take long. It's all about developing this relationship and this trust and this eagerness."

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