What they say

2013-09-18 07:49:48

I first met Li Yundi in 2005 when he came to Vienna Opera House. The piano there was not so good but his performance was wonderful. His music is full of imagination. He is a real music poet.

Getting to know Li Yundi

2013-09-18 07:49:48

Q+A | Li Yundi

Striking a chord without compromise

2013-09-18 07:49:48

If you hadn't heard it from Li Yundi himself, you wouldn't believe this nice and humble pianist would do this. One time, while recording an album in Vienna, he found the producer did not appreciate his playing.

Giddy up and get down!

2013-09-15 07:33:19

The French have a way of celebrating the female form that is uniquely their own. From haute couture to ballet, the country's cultural contributions have shaped how women are perceived.

Faye Wong and Li Yapeng shock fans with divorce

2013-09-13 21:34:17

Chinese legendary singer Faye Wong and actor Li Yapeng have ended their eight-year marriage.

Singer Jay Chou gives concert in Taipei, SE China's Taiwan

2013-09-12 09:58:11

Singer Jay Chou gives concert in Taipei, SE China's Taiwan on Sept 6, 2013.

Singers Swift, Musgraves top Country Music Awards nominations

2013-09-11 10:30:17

Taylor Swift and newcomer Kacey Musgraves led the nominees for this year's Country Music Association awards, one of the genre's top prizes.

Katy Perry tops British singles chart

2013-09-09 09:54:57

American singer Katy Perry has secured her fourth number one in the British singles chart with her latest release "Roar", sales figures showed.

Tao of music

2013-09-06 07:19:17

Singer-songwriter David Tao is having his world in remembrance of his father Tao Dawei, who passed away a year ago from lung cancer.
David Tao's 2013 world tour concert starts in Nanjing

Music festivals find enthusiastic crowds in smaller cities

2013-09-06 07:19:17

A choir of boatmen from Hunan province sings rhythmic verses to accompany the towing of a boat. Their voices hit notes much higher than those of tenors in Western bel canto singing.

Pianist Wang's childhood colors Bucharest

2013-09-05 09:41:21

Yuja Wang looks too small to handle a Steinway concert grand piano. Yet when she was done, her powerful, nuanced playing got her a standing ovation in Bucharest. New music from old friends

Sun Yanzi signs to Universal Music

2013-09-04 14:47:27

Singapore's singer Sun Yanzi held a news conference to announce her signing to Universal Music in Singapore on Sept 3.