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Famed conservatory chief is reported sacked

November 30, 2015 by norman lebrecht

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Rudolph Tang is reporting from Beijing that Professor Wang Cizhao, widely respected rector of China’s top music conservatory for 21 years, has been dismissed after an investigation.

There has been no official confirmation. A statement is expected tomorrow.

The conservatory, celebrating its 75th anniversary. recently awarded its first ever honorary doctorate to Lang Lang, an associate of Professor Wang.

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Comments (1)

  1. Music lover says:

    Oh dear! Do I smell a bribe?


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