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First classical concert held at Jingshan Park's Shouhuang Hall

Audiences at Beijing's Jingshan Park, the centuries-old royal garden dating back to the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties, enjoyed a classical music concert on Monday night as part of the ongoing Beijing Music Festival (BMF).
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 17:53:40

Chinese trainee reveals the hardship behind K-pop idols' climb to stardom

K-pop idols have been sweeping the world recently with their intricately choreographed dance performances and catchy pop tunes. Although K-pop has its origins in South Korea, entertainment companies in the country have set their sights on tackling the globe by recruiting talent from other countries to create girl and boy bands tailored for specific markets.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 18:53:40

K-pop's BTS rocks out in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia

The Saudi capital burst into life with the cheers of young fans of K-pop group BTS as they performed in the kingdom seeking to transform its ultra-conservative image.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/13 18:33:39

Nine Percent fans say goodbye after farewell concert kicks off in South China

Chinese netizens were reluctant to say goodbye to Chinese boy group Nine Percent on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo after the group held their farewell concert in Guangzhou, capital city of South China's Guangdong Province on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/13 18:33:35

Music rises among the dead

Deep in one of New York's most prestigious cemeteries, the eerie vibrations of a string concerto ricochet off catacomb walls, a seance of sorts invigorating the spirit of classical music.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/10 16:18:40

Mexico says last goodbye to legendary singer Jose Jose

Thousands of tearful fans said a final goodbye in Mexico City Wednesday to superstar singer Jose Jose, whose death last month triggered national mourning and a family feud worthy of a telenovela.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/10 15:08:40

Seoul turns to music industry to boost local tourism

A total of 782 million domestic trips were made by Chinese mainland travelers during the seven-day National Day holiday this year, while more than 7 million outbound trips were made during the holiday, China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/8 18:23:40

Miami pays tribute to Jose Jose, the legendary 'Prince of Song'

Hundreds of fans of legendary Mexican singer Jose Jose made their impassioned good-byes Sunday in a Miami auditorium following his recent death, though some uncertainty remained over a possible homage in his home country.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/8 15:58:39

Great Wall concert kicks off annual Beijing Music Festival

Great Wall concert kicks off annual Beijing Music Festival
Source: Beijing Music Festival | 2019/10/5 20:06:40

Chinese singer Jackson Wang receives international acclaim

Chinese singer Jackson Wang received overwhelming support from Chinese fans with an internationally acclaimed first album.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/5 17:45:34

Shawn Mendes enchanted Shanghai with his sensual voice

Saturday night of Shanghai was etched to the hearts of music lovers for long, as Canadian singer Shawn Mendes debuted in the city, exhilarating his fans with a number of his popular songs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/29 15:48:39

140 years of music

On Friday night, Zhou Tian, the Grammy-nominated Chinese-American composer, debuted his new piece, Gift, at the Shanghai Symphony Hall.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/28 16:58:40

Creating connections

Every day, outstanding music students from all over the world gather together at The Juilliard School, well-known as "the Harvard in music," to show their talent and create amazing music in the fast-paced city of New York. Meanwhile, on another continent far away, a similar scene is unfolding on a similar campus in North China's Tianjin Municipality.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/25 19:08:40

Chinese, Turkish musicians jointly perform to celebrate PRC's 70th birthday

Musicians from China and Turkey staged a joint concert on Tuesday evening in Ankara to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/25 18:33:41

Opera star Placido Domingo withdraws from all future Met performances

Placido Domingo, the legendary opera singer facing myriad sexual harassment accusations, is withdrawing from all future performances at New York's Metropolitan Opera, both he and the institution announced Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/25 18:33:41

Chinese singer's solo hit trends worldwide

China's Hong Kong singer Jackson Wang's first single "Bullet of the Heart" hit the trending list on Twitter and China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Tuesday, just a few hours after its debut.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/24 19:08:30

Preserving records in the digital age

The turntable needle drops and the reverbs of the obscure band The Motifs ring out, bouncing off mountains of records lining the musty warehouse housing the US' largest pop music collection.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/22 18:48:40

Violinist Huang Bin has eyes on upcoming performances

Chinese violinist Huang Bin held a concert at Beijing's Forbidden City Concert Hall on Wednesday night. The solo concert featured 24 songs by Italian musician Niccolò Paganini. Huang will also perform these same at Paganini's hometown in October.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 13:53:07