Northwest Reverb - Reflections by James Bash and others about classical music in the Pacific Northwest and beyond
Monday, January 30, 2017
Chinese Orchestra's visas to the US denied - concert in Seattle canceled
According to this report in the Seattle Times newspaper, the Beijing Chinese Orchestra had to cancel its concert in Benaroya Hall on February 16, because all of the visas for its members were denied. No explanation has been issued as to why, but the denials occurred on January 20th, which was the day that Donald Trump was inaugurated as President.