Want to get that “fresh, out of sold-out concert” smell? Internationally renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang announces that his new, trademark fragrance Amazing will be released in Europe in November 2015 and China sometime next year.
Occupy Central is underway in China and amid threats from the government to lay siege, protestors and organizers have tried to remain optimistic and calm. It was even reported that classical musical would be staged at the event to keep the atmosphere peaceful.
Classical music reality TV has been tried in the Western world already. Sometimes with great success. The BBC’s 'The Choir,' for instance, and some years ago 'Classical Star' are considered successes. And American conductors from Toscanini to Leonard Bernstein to Michael Tilson Thomas have known how to use that box in the living-room for classical music’s best interests. But now China is getting in on the act, and we’re bound to hear more.
A secret language known only by women in China's Hunan Province is the focus of Tan Dun's new multimedia work for harp and orchestra. The piece will receive its U.S. première on October 31 by the Philadelphia Orchestra under music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
With more than 190 people reported dead, 11,500 injured in the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck China's Sichuan province on Saturday, Chinese pianist Lang Lang is reaching out via social media to help his homeland.
40 years after becoming the first American orchestra to play in China, the Philadelphia Orchestra has announced a new summer tour and outreach program that will visit Hangzhou, Shanghai, Tianjin, Beijing and Macao between May 29 and June 10.