August 16, 2018 | By Editorial Team of "The Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party", The Epoch Times
The Epoch Times is serializing a translation from the Chinese of a new book, How the Specter of Communism Is Ruling Our World, by the editorial team of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party. Table of Contents 1. Art: A Gift From the Divine 2. Art’s Immense Influence on Humanity 3. Communism’s Sabotage and […]
Benjamin Zander‘s new recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (“Benjamin Zander Conducts Beethoven Symphony No. 9 ‘Choral'” available on Brattle Media) is the result of a lifetime’s study of Beethoven’s score. But spend any time with Zander and you come to realize both how absorbed by the music he is, and how his study of it […]
July 27, 2018 | By Sharon Kilarski, The Epoch Times
Kill off your story’s heroine? You misogynist! Some critics seem to accept as fact the theory that if a heroine in a literary work dies, the author is, categorically, an oppressor of women. And the situation is even worse in opera. Charlotte Higgins’s 2016 article in The Guardian lists a number of opera heroines (12 […]
September 26, 2017 | By Epoch Times Staff, The Epoch Times
PINGTUNG, Taiwan—Liu Huai-wei, a happy father called his newborn a “Shen Yun baby” because his wife gave birth to their baby three months after they saw Shen Yun Performing Arts together in March this year. And now, attributing his baby’s healthy growth and charming personality to the magic the performance, he was back with his […]
November 8, 2016 | By Sharon Kilarski, The Epoch Times
Accompanied by a pianist, 11 violinists in formal evening attire (only two of them men) stood across the stage and bodily engaged with the music as they played. The concert on Oct. 23 at Brooklyn’s Kingsborough Community College by the ensemble Siberian Virtuosi included repertoire from Johann Sebastian Bach to Astor Piazzolla, and so precise was the […]
September 26, 2016 | By Epoch Times Staff, The Epoch Times
TAINAN, Taiwan—For Tang Cheng-chia, a lifelong classical music lover, taking in Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s performance was more than just a music experience; in his own words, the experience was a feast for the soul. “The music was full of sunlight and positive energy, and it just jolted my soul,” said Mr. Tang, an engineering […]
September 20, 2016 | By Epoch Times Staff, The Epoch Times
HSINCHU, Taiwan—At first glance, Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra is already one of a kind when it brings together two very different musical traditions. And when it brings a slight touch of local culture to the stage, it is clear that Taiwanese audiences will resonate deeply to it. “Such a wonderful performance is few and far […]
April 17, 2016 | By Epoch Times Staff, The Epoch Times
COSTA MESA, Calif.—Patricia Truman, an award-winning realtor, found herself consumed with joy and inspiration watching Shen Yun Performing Arts in a filled auditorium at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on April 16. “I am enjoying it immensely. It’s very heart-opening, soulful, provocative for thought, and very much in alignment with my sentiment for humanity,” Ms. […]
October 3, 2015 | By Epoch Times Staff, The Epoch Times
It was the Shen Yun Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s first stop on its 2015 North American tour and it was a phenomenal success. At the end of its performance at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall on Oct. 3, the orchestra received thunderous applause from 2,000 audience members and a lengthy standing ovation. The New York-based orchestra, […]
With advancements in neuroimaging techniques such as EEG and MEG in the last three decades, there’s been increasingly more biomedical research that shows how the natural healing properties of music therapy works.
January 22, 2015 | By Madalina Hubert, The Epoch Times
TORONTO—Canadian tenor Michael Schade is a man of many hats. The German-born singer has performed a rich repertoire of operas, recitals, concerts, and recordings and has sung on some of the most prestigious stages in the world. He is also the artistic director of the Melk Baroque Days, a renowned Baroque festival in Austria, alongside balancing […]
January 13, 2015 | By Justina Reichel, The Epoch Times
Canada’s cultural capital was host to a renaissance of traditional Chinese culture Jan. 7-11 as Shen Yun Performing Arts took Montreal by storm. The world-renowned classical Chinese dance and music company performed six shows at Place des Arts, wrapping up on Jan. 11 before continuing on the Canadian leg of its international tour. Montreal is […]
January 9, 2015 | By McGill University, The Epoch Times
The researchers explain, in a recent article in Frontiers in Psychology, that although the groups felt quite differently about whether specific pieces of music made them feel good or bad, their subjective and physiological responses to how exciting or calming they found the music to be appeared to be universal.
January 8, 2015 | By Epoch Times Staff, The Epoch Times
MONTREAL, Canada—Professor Pierre Charbonneau is on a spiritual journey. He is seeking beauty, goodness, and truth. It is a pursuit some pragmatists might dismiss as idealistic or naive, but one that would have been held in high esteem in the bygone days of the longest continuous civilization in the world. Mr. Charbonneau is a pedagogical […]
November 11, 2014 | By Leah Jewel Alexander, The Epoch Times
When uploading videos that include background music to YouTube, Vimeo, or other online video sharing websites, it is important to ensure that you have the proper legal rights to use the accompanying music in your productions.
December 13, 2012 | By Pamela Tsai, The Epoch Times
The winners came from different cultures and continents, speak different native languages, both linguistically and musically, but they were honored at Musical America’s Annual Award Ceremony for the same reason.
November 9, 2011 | By Pamela Tsai, The Epoch Times
The world's leading soprano Lucia Aliberti embarks on new journey. This journey takes her aesthetic of pure Italian bel canto to the heart of a surprising renaissance of classical music emerging in New York—a renaissance of ancient Chinese culture.