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Wang Peiyu continues Peking Opera concert tour

Wang Peiyu's ongoing Qingyinhui Peking Opera concert tour will arrive in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 19:43:41

Celine Dion returns to Canada to kick off 'Courage' world tour

After living and crooning for years in Las Vegas, French-Canadian superstar Celine Dion has returned home to Quebec to kick off her first world tour in a decade on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/19 19:23:43

Blue Note jazz club continues China expansion

Blue Note, one of the most prominent names in jazz around the world, opened its second China branch in Shanghai on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 16:58:40

China Night Concert shines at London Barbican Center

The China Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) jointly held a China Night Concert at the Barbican Centre on Monday September 16th, in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 21:54:46

Andreas Gabalier, Austria's 'populist' pop star, faces far-right claims

With his lederhosen and lyrics about his love for the mountains, Andreas Gabalier has become the biggest name in Austrian pop music, but recently has had to defend himself against claims of far-right sympathies.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/17 16:33:40

French election song hits bum note for Canada's Trudeau

Canada's Liberal Party, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, admitted Monday that it would re-record its official campaign song after the wording of the French version was ridiculed as inaccurate.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/17 15:58:41

Famed London Symphony Orchestra to perform at National Centre for the Performing Arts for 70th National Day holiday

London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), a centenarian self-governing musical collective, will perform at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing on October 3, during the upcoming National Day holiday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/10 18:03:40

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra's 2019 World Tour wraps up in London

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra finished the last performance on its 140th anniversary world tour on Sunday during the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts held at the Royal Albert Hall in London to the cheers and applause from an audience of more than 4,000 music lovers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 17:53:40

Rapper Lil Nas X nominated for Country Music Award for genre-bending megahit song 'Old Town Road'

After his ouster from the Hot Country US song charts triggered outrage and catapulted him to overnight fame, genre-bending artist Lil Nas X has been nominated for a Country Music Award.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/29 16:08:40

Chinese-Canadian writer commemorates Jewish refugees in Shanghai during WWII in 10-part novel series

Filled with a mixture of dread and hope, two carriages of Jewish refugees set forth on a journey to Shanghai from Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, in 1938.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 17:03:41

Swift wins Video of the Year

Pop superstar Taylor Swift lit up MTV's annual Video Music Awards Monday, taking home the award for Video of the Year and nodding to her winning song's celebration of LGTBQ rights in accepting her prize.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/27 17:03:40

Taylor Swift sings ode to love on new album, the first that she owns

Taylor Swift's highly anticipated seventh album has arrived in all its lovestruck, honeyed glory - a clear shift from the vengeful goth lite of her previous record.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/26 16:58:39

When Bob was Bobby

From Bob Dylan's first hard-driving blues number at summer camp to the rollicking Rolling Thunder Revue concert tour, the legendary musician's childhood best friend had a front row seat to the action.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/25 15:48:40

Cantonese Opera celebrates 10th anniversary as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage

On the stage, the lights dim, and in the darkness the melody of "Flowers Funeral Chant," the classic song from one of China's Four Great Classic Novels Dream of the Red Chamber, floats through the air. The curtain opens and the stage gradually grows brighter as a young lady carrying flowers walks slowly toward a wall.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 19:35:51

Taylor Swift new album 'Lover' big hit in Chinese mainland

US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift's new album Lover has topped the weekly bestselling digital album list on major Chinese music platform NetEase Cloud Music and has laid claim to presales of more than 201,300 units by Thursday, a day before its official release.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 18:58:47

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra kicks off concert at 2019 Edinburgh International Festival

After their performance at the Ravinia Festival in the US on August 15, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra crossed the Atlantic to join the 2019 Edinburgh International Festival, the third stop on their 140 Anniversary World Tour.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 16:48:40

'Old Town Road' finally dethroned from US top singles chart

Lil Nas X has finally been dethroned after 19 weeks atop the US charts, Billboard announced on Monday, with pop star Billie Eilish besting his viral hit "Old Town Road."
Source: AFP | 2019/8/20 16:43:40

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra performs at Ravinia Festival in Chicago

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra made their debut at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:03:39