Friday, November 8, 2013
In response to the cross-strait spat stemming from Taiwanese singer-songwriter Deserts Chang's (張懸) display of the R.O.C. national flag at a concert in the UK, the mainland China-based Taiwan Affairs Office urged young people on both sides of the strait to increase their mutual understanding.
Classical music fans in Taipei will be able to watch a live feed of the Berlin Philharmonic's concert in the city today, as the orchestra asked to add Taipei to the list of cities and counties across Taiwan where its concerts will be shown live on huge screens.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) yesterday said if Deserts Chang, a Taiwanese singer-songwriter, cancels her December concert in Beijing over the incident in the United Kingdom, “I will be very sad.”
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Berlin Philharmonic's chief conductor Sir Simon Rattle on Wednesday touted the Taiwanese music audience as one of the greatest in the world, as the orchestra prepared to perform in Taipei later this week.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
The award-winning Taiwanese band Mayday announced Monday in London that it will go on its first European tour next February to mark its 15th anniversary.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The first-ever YouTube Music Awards on Sunday, improvised with plenty of celebrity cameos thrown into the mix, saw awards going to rapper Eminem and hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
Does the world really need another music video awards show?
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Bob Dylan's electric guitar, on which he performed a career-defining set at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, is going under the hammer in New York for US$500,000.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Lou Reed, the punk poet of rock 'n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday at age 71.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
U.S. pop singer Ke$ha has been forced to cancel a concert due to take place in Muslim-majority Malaysia on Saturday after authorities said it would undermine religious and cultural sensitivities.