Wednesday, March 11, 2015
A Dec. 9 concert in Paris by U.S. pop star Madonna sold out within “five minutes” of going on sale Monday, the organizers of the event said.
Monday, March 9, 2015
Deftly feeling their way along the bumps of the braille score, the young players of Thailand's first blind orchestra memorize scales, defying both their impairment and ingrained negative attitudes towards disability.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Ezra Laderman, a classical music composer whose works ranged from symphonies to operas to music for Academy Award-winning films, has died. He was 90.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Oscar-winning Chinese composer and conductor Tan Dun (譚盾) is slated to cooperate with a Taiwanese orchestra and percussion group in an upcoming concert in Taipei in which he will present the Asian premiere of his concerto “The Wolf.”
Carolyn Malachi, a Grammy nominated American singer, will give a series of performances in Taiwan as part of the American Music Abroad (AMA) program, according to one of the organizers.
American singer-songwriter Christina Perri captivated her fans in Taiwan late Sunday with her first ever concert in the country, during which she rolled out hit songs including “A Thousand Years” from the blockbuster film “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.”
Monday, March 2, 2015
More than two decades have passed since Andrea Echeverri first took to the stage with the band that would take the name Aterciopelados and would become one of the most acclaimed groups in the world of Latin rock.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Prominent Taiwanese composer Tyzen Hsiao (蕭泰然) died at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday after battling lung cancer for two years. He was 77.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A nearly 200-year-old Philippine bamboo pipe organ, said to be the oldest and most complete in the world, has survived time, storms and wars.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Legendary jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, who mentored Miles Davis and Quincy Jones and played in the orchestras of both Count Basie and Duke Ellington and on “The Tonight Show,” has died. He was 94.