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This photo taken on October 14, 2017 shows a musician looking at his watch as he prepares backstage before a symphonic concert at a theatre in Beijing. - After long relying on Western conductors, a growing number of symphony orchestras around China are now entrusting the baton to a fresh generation of Chinese leaders. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP) / TO GO WITH China-music, FEATURE by Julien Girault (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

This photo taken on October 14, 2017 shows a musician looking at his watch as he prepares backstage before a symphonic concert at a theatre in Beijing. - After long relying on Western conductors, a growing number of symphony orchestras around China are now entrusting the baton to a fresh generation of Chinese leaders. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP) / TO GO WITH China-music, FEATURE by Julien Girault        (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)