Chinese opera singers gain global recognition

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Chinese opera traces its origins to the Tang Dynasty, which was about 1,100 years ago. Western opera is still relatively new to China, but is attracting more Chinese fans. In a true sign of its growing popularity, opera singers from China were now touring the world. CCTV America’s Hendrik Sybrandy reported from Colorado.

Chinese opera singers gain global recognition

Chinese opera traces its origins to the Tang Dynasty, which was about 1,100 years ago. Western opera is still relatively new to China, but is attracting more Chinese fans. In a true sign of its growing popularity, opera singers from China were now touring the world. CCTV America's Hendrik Sybrandy reported from Colorado.