Mozart in China
In 1979，right after culture revolution, Isaac Stern visited China as the guest of Chinese government. The whole trip became a documentary called From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China.
This 84-minute-long documentary revealed young Chinese faces and showed the United States how China looks at the start of opening. This documentary caused a sensation in the United States and won the 53rd Academy Award.
Gone in a flash, after 40 years, legend is continuing. David Stern succeed his father’s career and came to China. He came back to Shanghai and Beijing for not only getting reunion with characters in the movie but also finding their growth track, in the meanwhile discovering musical talents from new generation; He went to the birth place of Chinese civilization, experiencing ancient ritual music; He went north to the fortress and listen to the mysterious music of the nomad people.
40 years ago, Isaac Stern made China re-recognized Mozart. Today, can David Stern made world re-recognize China again?