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Taipei Symphony Orchestra to open new season with Beethoven symphonies

The Taipei Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to open its new season on March 5 with a concert of two Beethoven symphonies, after COVID-19 forced the orchestra to changes its plans. The original inten...

Piano virtuoso returns to native Taiwan for twin concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Musical wunderkind Rueibin Chen (陳瑞斌) has returned to his birthplace to channel two Romantic era greats, marking the 250th birthday of Beethoven and 180th year since the b...

Taiwan’s symphony orchestras to take stage at 2020 Kuandu Arts Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six renowned Taiwanese symphony orchestras will perform live concerts at the 2020 Kuandu Arts Festival in Taipei to celebrate the country's musical evolution. Enter...

Online, real-world cultural events planned for Labor Day break

Several cultural events have been planned in Taiwan for over the Labor Day weekend, both online and in the real world, as organizers contemplate appropriate ways to stay connected with audiences amid ...

Taipei Symphony Orchestra to commemorate 250 years of Beethoven

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Symphony Orchestra (TSO) has launched a series of concerts featuring Beethoven’s classic works. The TSO is holding the concerts to commemorate 250 year...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 17-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Summer is well on its way, and there are plenty of activities across Taipei this month for you to enjoy. Here are some recommended events happening between May 17 and May ...

Piano prodigy Rueibin Chen speaks to Taiwan News about upcoming tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rueibin Chen (陳瑞斌) is no run-of-the-mill concert pianist. His prodigious talent was showcased to the nation when he debuted with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra at just 10 y...

Top 10 places to visit during Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --This year’s annual children’s day may have already passed, but in Taipei they are going even further. April has been designated as Taipei Children’s Month and ...

Deals abound for Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the arrival of Taipei Children’s Month in April, Taipei City has organized a series of events and offered generous deals to commemorate the occasion. On April 1, Taipe...

Taiwan’s two leading orchestras join hands in reviving Mahler Symphony No.8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra (NTSO) teams up with Taipei Symphony Orchestra (TSO) inviting renowned conductor Lan Shui and four choirs to present a unique and dramat...

Visit a dazzling sea of flowers in Beitou, Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A dazzling sea of flowers near a riverside park in Taipei’s Beitou District will be inaugurated at a ceremony with music and dance performances at 4 p.m. on August 25....

Taipei cranks up tourism facilities around Longshan Temple

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je inaugurated Taipei Metro’s Longshan Temple Station Visitor Information Center and a cultural and creative district at the station, vowing to grow the...