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  1. News - Asia - MUSIC

    South Korean K-Pop concert in Japan offers bridge for squabbling nations

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... with few ties to Seoul. But the country's offerings are particularly loved across the sea in Japan, whose own unique culture has long been a hit with South Koreans, despite historical ... of so-called soft power through music and pop culture could help bring the neighbours together. "Since we are a cultural industry company, we believe we can do something small that government ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Overseas tours will help Hong Kong Philharmonic hit the high notes, says conductor Jaap van Zweden

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by LO WEI

    ... the diamonds shine". The orchestra, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in January, will perform Das Rheingold, part of Wagner's Ring Cycle, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in January next year. It will be the first time a Chinese philharmonic orchestra has performed the opera. ...

  3. News - World - MUSIC

    Prehistoric stone chimes thousands of years old to make music in Paris

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... together," said music archaeologist Erik Gonthier of the Natural History Museum in Paris, ahead of the production. "We will never repeat it, for ethical reasons- to avoid damaging our cultural ...

  4. News - China Insider - MUSIC

    Hong Kong singer-turned-businessman to perform 'My Chinese Dream' at CCTV New Year gala

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 02:29pm by Amy Li

    ... Kong-born singer-turned business executive, shot to fame in the mainland 30 years ago after performing the Putonghua song "My Chinese Heart" in 1984's CCTV Chinese New Year Gala. Now Cheung, 57, is returning to national TV station's stage to sing a new song called "My Chinese Dream", China's Southern Metropolis Daily reported on Friday. Although details ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - MUSIC

    Chief Secretary Carrie Lam performs with Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... on the guzheng, or Chinese plucked zither. Lam, who admitted in a Cable TV interview that it had been tough going for her over the past month - amid pressure over the national education row, an influx of mainland visitors, parallel traders and the ongoing housing crisis - seemed in good form. Officiating at the opening of the 35th season of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra on Friday evening, Lam ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Pussy Riot members take anti-Putin campaign to star-studded New York concert

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 12:29pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in New York Pair expected to read a speech about human rights problems in Russia at Amnesty International show Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot on Tuesday took their campaign against Vladimir Putin’s civil liberties crackdown to New York, wh ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Making noise- the intrinsic protest of rock bands in Beijing

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

    ... Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore In Beijing, bands rock'n'roll but with Chinese characteristics, writes Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore Subtle noises "The place is very ... ska, metal, electronica- it's all here, boosted by a rollicking festival scene and a mushrooming in music venues. Most date the birth of Chinese rock'n'roll- yaogun in Putonghua- ...

  8. News - China - MUSIC

    Xi Jinping surprises with reference to Malaysian singer Fish Leong

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... buzzing back home - especially after the Mando-pop star offered Xi praise of her own. In a speech for the Chinese community in the Malaysian capital, Xi said: "Malaysian singer Fish Leong is well known in China and is thought by many Chinese fans to be Chinese." The president's surprising pop culture reference drew a flurry of discussion on the internet on Friday. Later ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Budding young composers develop creativity through music

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:13pm by Stephanie Lo

    ... Stephanie Lo What kind of music are young children likely to create? Junior Original Concert, an annual event organised by the Yamaha Music Foundation, provides a glimpse of their range. Since the first concert was held in Japan in 1972, it has showcased ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Aussie pub rockers excited for great leap at China folk fest

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... the border. In fact, it is a miracle McDonnell was asked to perform at all. He wasn't even playing in the band the fateful evening the Chinese cultural attaché to Sydney happened to catch ... away from the group's usual performances as a bar band in Sydney, where a big night is a sold-out show of 600 people. They're planning on treating Chinese audiences to rock classics ...




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