Akon touching down

2011-10-25 08:01:22

Akon's hard-edged hip-hop and catchy dance floor hits are on the menu for his first Chinese mainland tour, on Nov 4 at Beijing's Mastercard Center, Nov 5 at Shanghai's Mercedes Benz Arena and Nov 7 at Guangzhou Stadium.

Beijing Music Festival art songs a success

2011-10-25 11:57:23

The 14th Beijing Music Festival presented a concert of Chinese art songs at the Forbidden City Concert Hall last week.

Mahler's banquet

2011-10-24 10:18:57

Beijing Music Festival program A Feast for Eyes and Ears features Mahler's The Song of the Earth and Ye Xiaogang's work of the same title.

Coldplay sells albums like it's 1999

2011-10-23 08:02:58

Having reached pop's stratosphere just as the music industry was beginning its decadelong crash, Coldplay is perhaps the last in a line of great rock dinosaurs.

Zhang Liangying is still going strong

2011-10-21 10:42:26

Six years since winning the TV singing contest, Super Girl, Zhang Liangying, 27, has been putting her experience and professionalism to the fullest use.

Justin Bieber tours in Caracas

2011-10-20 15:32:22

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber performs during his "My World Tour" concert in Caracas October 19, 2011.

All Bieber wants for Christmas is ... Mariah Carey

2011-10-17 10:12:04

Justin Bieber is getting under the mistletoe with Mariah Carey.

Escapades in sound from DJ Spooky

2011-10-14 11:45:26

Paul Miller, better known as DJ Spooky, says he is excited to be back in Hong Kong.

Chinese tenors to perform at Great Hall of the People

2011-10-13 11:47:59

The Three Chinese Tenors concert, at Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Oct 21, will present three of the nation's most acclaimed tenors.

Adele leads American Music Awards nominations

2011-10-12 10:02:25

British singing star Adele continued her current pop reign with a leading four nominations for the 2011 American Music Awards announced on Tuesday, edging out the likes of Katy Perry and Lady Gaga.

NCPA's Rossini opera to have international cast

2011-10-12 13:45:08

The National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) will produce Rossini's comic opera La Cenerentola.

Yanni wraps up his four-city tour in Chengdu

2011-10-12 13:44:25

Grammy-winning composer and music director Yanni ended his four-city tour of China, with a concert in Chengdu, on Monday evening.