Taiwan NSO director concludes farewell concert with Mahler pieces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acclaimed conductor Lu Shao-chia (呂紹嘉), music director of Taiwan's National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), on Saturday (June 20) marked the end of his 10-year tenure with a...

Taiwanese band Mayday honors medical workers with online concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In honor of all the frontline medical workers who have protected Taiwan during the coronavirus pandemic, popular Taiwanese rock band Mayday on Sunday (May 31) performed a ...

Taipei Philharmonic Chorus to launch online concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –In order to provide musical entertainment to the public amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Taipei Philharmonic Chorus will hold online concerts twice a mon...

OneRepublic's heartwarming video cheers up Taiwanese fans during quarantine

Taiwan News – American rock band OneRepublic recorded a video to cheer up their Taiwanese fans during the Coronavirus epidemic. In the video dedicated to Taiwanese fans, Ryan Tedder, the grou...

French festival of music celebrates country's culture in Taiwan

The Association des Français de Taiwan (AFT) hosted its annual Fête de la Musique at Maji Square on Saturday (June 22). The "Festival of Music," as it is called in English, g...

Bamboo works by 2 Taiwan artists on show at Japan’s Setouchi Triennale festival

Two Taiwan artists are participating in Setouchi Triennale 2019—one of Japan’s biggest art festivals—as part of government efforts to raise the nation’s cultural profile overse...

Landmark String Quartet: bringing fun to Classical music in Taiwan and beyond

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Live piano concerts and orchestral performances rarely register on the agenda of young people in 2019. Concert halls are seldom the domain of casual music consumers, an...

Under China's eye: Korean music companies exercise caution with Taiwanese K-pop stars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Major music corporations in Korea are coming under increased scrutiny by Chinese government officials for the language used to describe K-Pop stars from Taiwan. Accordi...

Taipei Chinese Orchestra to play in New York for the first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Orchestra will play in New York City for the first time on the evening of Nov. 6. Chinese Grammy-winning pipa virtuoso Wu Man (吳蠻) will team up with the...

Taiwan to stage concerts celebrating ethnic music starting Oct. 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A series of performances celebrating the diverse music and cultures of Taiwan’s Hakka and indigenous groups will be held at the Taiwan Traditional Theater Center (台灣...

Taiwan Presidential Office Building to put up light show for National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A projection mapping show will illuminate the Presidential Office Building of Taiwan and Ketagalan Boulevard as part of the National Day celebrations, the Office of the Pr...

2018 Migration Music Festival Mini kick offs Taipei in mid-September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-The 2018 Migration Music Festival (MMF) Mini is going to be held on Sept. 14-23 at Taipei Zhongshan Hall. Established in 2001, MMF is an independent music festival in Taiwan th...

Ultra Taiwan to use block chain currency for two-day music fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a growing hub for the development and application of new fintech and payment options, as more and more companies begin to experiment with cashless payment and di...

Taiwan’s Top 8 Music Festivals

TAIPEI (Tawian News) -- Earlier this week, it was announced that a free two-day indigenous music festival will take place in Taitung this weekend. The festival, which will feature Chen Chen-nien (陳建年)...

Taiwan’s KKBOX Prime offers ‘Super Entertainment’ package for NT$199 per month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based music streaming software company KKBOX launched a new multi-entertaining package plan called “KKBOX Prime” for NT$199 per month and expected to ha...