Friday, January 23, 2015
Young Taiwanese violinist Tseng Yu-chien took first prize in the first Singapore International Violin Competition Wednesday.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will hold a concert in Taipei in April when he visits Taiwan for the fourth time, the concert's promoter said Wednesday.
Monday, January 19, 2015
When the White House operator tracked down Senator Patrick Leahy two decades ago to take a call, the secretary of state, Warren Christopher, asked the lawmaker to "turn down the radio."
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Surviving members of the Grateful Dead are planning a reunion in a likely finale to the band that spawned a countercultural movement through their legions of traveling fans.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Singer-songwriter Sam Smith was nominated for a Brit award in five different categories on Thursday, going up against artists such as Ed Sheeran and George Ezra at Britain's equivalent of the Grammys.
The Black Crowes, who won a wide following by reviving Southern-style rock when musical tastes drifted to the alternative, broke up Thursday amid a rift between the band's founding brothers.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
A Singaporean navy ship on Wednesday located the main body of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea late last month, raising hopes that bodies of most of the 162 victims will now be found.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Paris is known for its many Belle Epoque cultural landmarks -- ornate museums, gilded theaters, the stately Eiffel Tower. But its brand-new concert hall opening Wednesday undoubtedly comes from a different era.
Monday, January 12, 2015
There are few performers in Taiwan with as wide an appeal as Jody Chiang (江蕙), as the frenzied competition to secure tickets to her farewell concerts over the past three days has proven.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Andrae Crouch, a legendary gospel performer, songwriter and choir director whose work graced songs by Michael Jackson and Madonna and movies such as "The Lion King," has died. He was 72.