Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra revisited the Great Wall after 39 years

Musicians of the orchestra held a special music concert before climbing the Great Wall.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of former U.S. President Nixon’s visit to China and the signing of Sino-US Shanghai Communique”.

As the first well-known Western music performing group visited China, the Philadelphia Orchestra revisited the Badaling Great Wall on June 2, to reproduce the classic moment happened 39 years ago.

Old members of the orchestra who visited the Great Wall in 1973.