Wednesday, October 9, 2013
A performer mentored by Taiwanese singer A-mei on the mainland Chinese talent show “The Voice of China” defeated three other finalists on Monday to win the second season of the popular competition.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Switzerland's award-winning Zurich Youth Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Massimiliano Matesic, is currently on an island-wide tour around Taiwan with renowned pianist Giselle Hsin (辛幸純).
Saturday, October 5, 2013
At age 80, Wayne Shorter isn't ready to rest on his reputation as one of the greatest composers in jazz history. Instead, whenever he performs the saxophonist can't resist the urge to “de-compose” his works and create something anew.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
American country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes will share her soprano voice with fans in November in Taipei, her first performance in Taiwan.
The Gazan winner of the Arab Idol talent competition Mohammed Assaf brought his thumping Palestinian beats out of the Middle East for the first time on Sunday in his electrifying European debut.
Monday, September 30, 2013
MC Lyte said she was initially nervous following a video tribute that honored the veteran rapper for her career achievements at the eighth annual BET Hip-Hop Awards Saturday.
Stevie Wonder gave an electrifying performance at New York's Central Park in front of thousands of fans and several world leaders Saturday, singing his hits and calling for an end to poverty worldwide at the Global Citizen Festival.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Taiwan's surprise hit singer Lin Yu-chun is preparing to release his first album in Japan, set for a Nov. 20 launch. Called “Ballad Show,” the album will be Lin's third full-length release and the first one to include several songs in Japanese. he album is anchored by his version of Whitney Houston's “I Will Always Love You,” the song that shot him to fame in 2010.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Detroit is famous for its music, from the Motown hits of the 1960s to the cutting-edge punk of Iggy Pop to the rap of Eminem. Little known, though, is that Michigan was also fertile ground for folk music, brought to the region by immigrants in the early 20th century and played in the logging camps, mines and factory towns where they worked.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Taiwan's Wu Yao-yu was awarded the title of best conductor at the International Competition for Young Conductors in Besancon, France on Saturday, where he earned the favor of judges, the audience, and the orchestra.