Shao-chia Lu, Jean Efflam Bavouzet and the National Symphony Orchestra will present Ligeti's "Atmospheres," Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 2, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 From the New World" at the National Concert Hall on January 20 at 7:30 p.m. In this concert, maestro Lu programs three eastern European works with very different styles, the refined and nostalgic Dvorak, the bold and rugged Bartok and the avant-garde Ligeti. Also featured in this concert will be the famous contemporary French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, performing Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 2. Tickets priced from NT$300-NT$1,500 are available through the NTCH ticketing system.
Jose Carreras, one of the Three Tenors, will perform at Taipei Arena 台北小巨蛋 (No.2 Nanjing East Rd. Sec.4, Taipei 台北市南京東路四段2號) tonight. The concert will start at 10 p.m., with Soprano Giorgia Fumanti featured in duet numbers with the Spanish tenor. Backing up the Barcelona-born Carreras are the Evergreen Symphony Orchestra and the National Experimental Chorus. The Taipei program will be full of familiar songs such as "Adeste Fideles," "O Holy Night," "The Drummer Boy," "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and "White Christmas." Tickets to the Jose Carreras concert run between NT$1,200 and NT$4,800. Call (02) 8712-1986 for more information.
Die lustige Witwe 風流寡婦, an operetta by Lehar, will be staged tonight and tomorrow at the National Concert Hall by the National Symphony Orchestra, with a special appearance by internationally-acclaimed soprano Eleanor Wen 文以莊. The plot of Die lustige Witwe centers on a group of diplomats from Pontevedro, a small, fictional eastern European kingdom that is facing a financial crisis. The only one who can resolve the crisis is Ms. Glawari, a wealthy young widow who is being pursued by a host of young Frenchmen. In order to prevent her from marrying one of these foreign suitors, and taking Pontevedro's wealth away, the country's ambassador in Paris decides to take matters into his own hands. And as so often happens in such cases, chaos soon ensues. Tickets, priced NT$400-N$2,000, are available through NTCH ticketing.
Bobby Chen's 2007 New Year Countdown Special Concert 陳昇-「這些人、那些人」2007跨年演唱會 will take place tonight at the Taipei International Convention Center 台北國際會議中心 (No.1 Xinyi Rd. Sec. 5, Taipei). Tickets, priced NT$900-NT$2500, are available through ERA ticketing.

Updated : 2021-01-28 23:02 GMT+08:00