Artists sing social anthems for United Nations anniversary

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Grammy-winning international star Angelique Kidjo, her artistry and her activism inform each other because music has the power to connect beyond skin color, language or cou...

Pandemic upends plans, lives of renowned Cuban musicians

HAVANA (AP) — Renowned Cuban musicians are turning to the internet or seeking other jobs to survive a pandemic that has closed bars, clubs and tourist venues across an island that only days ago reopen...

Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group to join world in virtual concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group (朱宗慶打擊樂團) will share highlights from its performances over the last 35 years at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASI...

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 ...

In tune: Music is Shiffrin's passion away from slopes

Only seconds in and ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin was nearly out of breath. The two-time Olympic champion quickly settled into a rhythm and breezed through her rendition of a song popul...

Taipei Chinese Orchestra to calm pandemic anxiety with online concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the temporary closure of Taiwan's National Theater and Concert Halls (NTCH) due to the novel coronavirus, the Taipei Chinese Orchestra (TCO) announced that an ...

Berlin Philharmonic excited to perform at new concert hall in Taiwan

Members of the German orchestra Berliner Philharmoniker said Sunday in Taipei that they were very much looking forward to playing at the new Weiwuying Concert Hall in Kaohsiung. "We are partic...