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Concerts

Concerts

Lisa Ono 小野麗莎 will give a concert at the Taipei International Convention Center 台北國際會議中心 ( No.1 Xinyi Rd. Sec. 5 Taipei 台北市信義路五段1號. Tel: (02) 2725-5200). The most remarkable success story among the some 200,000 Japanese-Brazilians who have returned to their ancestral Japan, bossa nova singer Lisa Ono has also been a central figure in Japan's recent Latin boom. Since she debuted in 1989 with "Catopili," the Sao Paulo native has steadily won over audiences in Japan and Asia with her winsome smile and silky voice. Her mastery of the natural, unforced bossa nova sound continues in her latest album, "Pretty World,"in which a delicious confection of bossa nova interpretations of hits like Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine Of My Life," Leon Russell's "This Masquerade" and The Police's "Every Breath You Take" is whipped up. Thanks to Ono's deft ability to play on both her Japanese and Brazilian backgrounds, her popularity is a sign that Japan's racially pure conception of itself is changing for the better. Tickets, priced from NT$800 to NT$2,500, are available through the ERA ticketing system.
Elaine Page 伊蓮佩姬 will hold a concert on October 18 at the Taipei International Convention Center 台北國際會議中心 (No.1 Xinyi Rd. Sec.5, Taipei台北市信義路五段1號, Tel: (02) 2725-5200). As an actress, recording artist and producer, Paige has made a major contribution to the western musical. Paige's West End debut was in“Hair,” and she went on to star in “Jesus Christ Superstar,”“Nuts,” in“Grease” as Sandy and in“Billy”as Rita. Paige has recorded 20 solo albums and garnered eight consecutive gold and four multi-platinum albums and seven cast albums. Tickets range from NT$1,200 to NT$8,000 and are available through the ERA ticketing system.
Tony Orlando 東尼奧藍多 will be performing in Taipei for the very first time on Saturday, October 22 at the Taipei International Convention Center 台北國際會議中心 (No.1 Xinyi Rd. Sec.5, Taipei台北市信義路五段1號, Tel: (02) 2725-5200). The award-winning Greek-Puerto Rican who topped the 70's music charts with "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Around the Old Oak Tree" and "Knock Three Times" is set to rock Taiwan with the song that captured hearts of all those on the drift and homesick back in the days of the Vietnam War. "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Around the Old Oak Tree" has been known to be reproduced by at least 1,000 artists from all over the world, and rocketed again to the top of the American billboard in the 1990's, when 444 Americans were discharged from Iran after Operation Desert Storm and yellow ribbons were tied on trees all over the United States. "Knock Three Times" was also a popular 70's love song for budding teenagers who were too shy to convey their feelings for one another; the action "knock three times" meant a positive response to the affection received. Tickets, priced from NT$1,200 to NT$8,000, are available through the ERA ticketing system.
Hip-hop Legend Jay-Z will be performing October 21 at the Taipei Arena 台北小巨蛋 ( Nanjing East Rd. Sec.4, Taipei 台北市南京東路四段2號; Tel: (02) 2577-3500 ). The 37-year-old "George Lucas of Hip-hop" who has won five Grammy Awards and collaborated with the likes of Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Snoop Dogg, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pharell Williames, Limp Bizkit, and Linkin Park surprised the U.S. music industry in 2003 when he suddenly announced that he would not be releasing any more albums in his name. Despite that, Jay-Z still works behind-the-scenes with many music talents and is still a great influence to hip-hop music worldwide. His Taipei concert is part of the 2006 Jay-Z World Tour. Tickets, priced from NT$800 to NT$3,500, are available through the ERA ticketing system. For details on the concert, log on to http://www.im.tv/myvlog/JayZ.
The St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra 聖彼得堡愛樂管絃樂團 - the oldest orchestra in Russia - will be performing from November 10-11 at the National Concert Hall 國家音樂廳 (No.21-1 Zhongshan South Rd. Taipei 台北市中山南路21-1號 Tel: (02) 3393-9888). The Orchestra will be performing Tchaikovsky’s “Polonaise” from the opera “Evgeny Onegin” 柴可夫斯基《尤金‧奧涅金》之波蘭舞曲, Tchaikovsky’s “Piano Concerto No.1” 第一號鋼琴協奏曲 and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. Formed in 1882, the Orchestra played mainly at aristocratic receptions and official ceremonies, but at the beginning of the twentieth century the Orchestra’s audience was expanded when permission was granted for public concerts to be included among its activities. In 1917, the symphony orchestra proclaimed itself a State Orchestra. The country’s first State Philharmonic was founded in 1921, incorporating the former Court Orchestra. The first chief of the orchestra was Serge Koussevitzky. In 1988 the Philharmonic Orchestra elected their own Principal Conductor and Music Director - Yuri Temirkanov. Since 2000 Orchestra has got Nikolay Alexeev as the Assistant Principal Conductor. Over the past decade, the Orchestra has made a series of triumphant tours and exclusive recordings, being among the best world orchestras. London’s “L. Arena” called the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra “unbelievable in its integrity, alive and bright in its keeping the balance of the instruments group, its volumetric beautiful sounding, its enthusiasm performing, which is possible to be in comparison only with its virtuous skill.” New York’s “The Times” said it was “hard to find its match in its Russian repertoire.” Tickets, priced from NT$800 to NT$4200, are available through the NTCH ticketing system.


Updated : 2021-03-04 09:03 GMT+08:00