Laura Fygi is no stranger to China. The Dutch singer cannot remember how many times she has performed concerts, galas and at private events here over the past 18 years.
With the internet opening the door to an era of "free music", artists are developing a more handson relationship with their fans, and using social media to promote their work.
In a rehearsal room of Beijing Dance Academy, which is full of young dancers, Luo Huiwu draws all the attention.
The first overseas campus of a prominent classical music institution, the Juilliard School, will open in Tianjin in the fall of 2019, the school's president said recently in Beijing.
When Leah Dou took to the small stage at The Wheatsheaf pub in Bedfordshire, England, none of the pub-goers were aware they were in the presence of Chinese pop royalty.
In the 15 years since The Strokes became a breakout global sensation, guitarist Nick Valensi has found comfort in the shadows, taking the limelight only when he wants.
Ode to Joy, a poem written in 1785 by German poet Friedrich Schiller and best known for its use in the final movement of Symphony No 9 by Beethoven in 1824, celebrates the changing of anguish into joy and conflict into harmony.
Whistling, playing the piano and tapping the cover of the instrument, Italian pianist Vanessa Benelli Mosell gave the audience an entertaining experience when she performed at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing recently.
Bob Dylan says he not only wants to attend the Nobel Prize ceremony in December, but he also hopes to return to China.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, this acclaimed show, which launched a world tour in April, comes to the Chinese mainland for the first time.
Beethoven's Hammerklavier sonata is considered the composer's most technically challenging work, but it was no problem for Murray Perahia, who played it at a recent recital in Beijing.
Renowned American dancer/choreographer Lucinda Childs recently presented a dance performance to showcase ready-to-wear gowns from the French luxury brand in Beijing.