Music: Playing Catch Up with Ozawa

The Boston Symphony Orchestra takes Shanghai by storm

Seiji Ozawa dreams big. "I am Japanese," he says. "But I was born in China. Somehow I became a Western musician. My dream has been to come to China, me and the Boston Symphony, to play and teach and learn." Last week a Pan Am 747 with 157 people and 35,000 Ibs. of baggage, musical instruments and equipment touched down in Shanghai. B.S.O. Conductor Ozawa hurled himself forward to meet the weary orchestra, which he had preceded into the country by a day.

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