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  • Big voice, big heart

    2013-10-11 07:48

    Despite being hailed as one of the best sopranos in the world, Cecilia Bartoli is ever obliging to her fans. Learn what makes her tick and her future plans.

  • Chris Botti to perform in Beijing

    2013-10-10 17:30

    World famous US trumpeter Chris Botti will hold a concert at Beijing's Wangfujing Catholic Church on October 11, as part of the 16th Beijing Music Festival.

  • Timberlake celebrates return to music with second No. 1 album this year

    2013-10-10 09:32

    Justin Timberlake scored his second chart-topping album this year as his latest record debuted at No. 1 on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart.

  • Taylor Swift to receive country music songwriting award

    2013-10-10 09:17

    Taylor Swift will be honored as this year's songwriter and artist of the year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International, making her the only artist to win the award six times.

  • The art of finding real talents in talent shows

    2013-10-10 07:23

    The Voice of China concluded its second season by creating another grassroots idol, 23-year-old Li Qi. He may not have the look of a star but has obviously touched the hearts of many with his unpretentious and affectionate singing style.

  • Lang Lang reaches the top

    2013-10-09 07:45

    Twelve years ago when Lang Lang performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London for the first time he was little known to many in the audience.

  • Andy Lau's concert tour in Nanjing

    2013-10-08 13:42

    Pop star Andy Lau performs during his Always Andy Lau concert tour at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center in Nanjing, Oct 4, 2013.

  • He's raising her voice

    2013-09-29 09:36

    American vocal coach to the superstars Seth Riggs has found his youngest-ever prodigy. Read on about about the 'speech-level singing' guru's 14-year-old student Doudou, or Huang Jiaqi, in Shenzhen.

  • China return is smooth as Suede

    2013-09-27 07:09

    For Suede's Chinese fans, the legendary band is the symbol of their youth, as it was one of the first Western bands to influence China's music lovers. Despite the band's long hiatus, its legacy carries on with timeless songs such as So Young. It was played throughout the movie with the same English title by Chinese actress-turned-director Zhao Wei, which was released in April this year.

  • Court music of Asian countries converges at 2013 festival

    2013-09-27 07:09

    Beijing has been used to hearing the sounds of traditional music every October since the Beijing Traditional Music Festival was launched in 2009.

  • Shanghai fest blooms with global arts

    2013-09-27 07:09

    The China Shanghai International Arts Festival will kick off on Oct 18 at Shanghai Culture Square with a modern dance production of Swan Lake by Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Monaco.

  • Shining a spotlight on Verdi and Wagner's legacies

    2013-09-27 07:09

    Yu Long, artistic director of the Beijing Music Festival, says music is an art that has passed from one generation to another.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.