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Performing Arts: The Vital Role It Plays In Our Lives

Have you ever tried to express yourself without the use of your body or voice? Is it even possible? To understand the vital role that the performing arts will … {More...]

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Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra (www.ShenYun.com/symphony)

The Music of Shen Yun – Incredibly Unique Classical Music

The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra, a touring symphony that includes talented musicians from across five continents, has gained much prestige in recent years. The orchestra, which seeks to open up horizons in the … [Continue Reading]

Classical Composition

The Five Greatest Classical Compositions Ever

Classical music has had a lot of hits throughout the centuries, and unlike the hits of today, their music is still recognized throughout the world today. Though there are many compositions that could be called … [Continue Reading]

Opera and Classical Music

Are Opera And Classical Music Still Important Today?

With the rise of pop music, jazz, and electronica, both opera and classical music started to fade away from the public eye. By 2013, people are beginning to wonder whether opera and classical music are still … [Continue Reading]

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

World’s Best 10 Symphony Orchestras in Classical Music

World’s Best 10 Symphony Orchestras in Classical MusicGramophone released the results of the polls conducted among a panel of renowned music critics for the world’s best symphony orchestras in classical … [Continue Reading]

Shen Yun classical concert at Boston Symphony Hall 2013

New Classical Chinese Concert at Boston Symphony Hall, Massachusetts – Oct. 4, 2014

In its continued effort to bring the best classical concerts to its patrons, the Greatest Performance (www.greatestperformance.org) has announced a new Chinese concert of Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra scheduled … [Continue Reading]

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra at at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Sept. 27, 2013

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Standing Ovation at DC Kennedy Center Concert Hall on 9/27

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra concluded the opening performance of its seven-city tour with four encores and several minutes of standing ovation at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington, D.C. on … [Continue Reading]

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Top 5 Classical Music Composers of All Time

The classical music genre is filled with geniuses. With their mastery, they were able to create a bunch of songs and symphonies that would shape the musical world. Because of this fact, selecting just 5 among … [Continue Reading]

NPR 10 Best Classical Albums in 2013

10 Favorite Classical Albums of 2013 NPR Music Choice

The year 2013 for classical music may have suffered a couple of setbacks in the form of shut down operas and labor disputes among orchestras but in terms of recordings, we can say that classical music and … [Continue Reading]

Laura Mvula performing live at Hare & Hounds in Birmingham

Heavy Rotation Year Ender: Public Radio’s Top 10 Songs of 2013

The public radio system has a community of some of the most open-minded music listeners on the planet. Every month, NPR’s Heavy Rotation series shares with its viewers free previews of the wide array of amazing … [Continue Reading]

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Playing at Houston Jones Hall 2013

I Felt I Was in Heaven Standing Ovation for Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra at Houston and Dallas, Texas

The Shen Yun Performing Arts Symphony Orchestra received spectacular standing ovations at their performance at the Lone Star State. Houston and Dallas were clearly astounded by their great … [Continue Reading]

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Best 5 New Rhythm and Blues Music of 2013

The breakthrough success of Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience music albums made the year 2013 a big productive year generally for soul and *Rhythm and Blues* (R&B) music artists. Several diverse artists … [Continue Reading]

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Playing at Houston Jones Hall 2013

First Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Tour – Success Story

This year, the world-renowned Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra went on board its first ever concert tour in the USA. After the success of their Carnegie Hall debut the previous year, the amazing orchestra group was … [Continue Reading]

Conductor: Michael TilsonThomas

Michael Tilson Thomas: The Superconductor of San Francisco Symphony

Clara Jeffery, co-editor of MotherJones.com interviews Michael Tilson Thomas, one of the greatest all-time music conductors.Mr. Thomas is a musical director of the kid-friendly San Francisco … [Continue Reading]

Philadelphia Orchestra

Philadelphia Orchestra: The Masters of Philadelphia Sound

The Philadelphia Orchestra is considered to be one of the “Big Five” American orchestras. Founded in Philadelphia in 1900, the brains behind this classical music establishment is Fritz Scheel, the same person … [Continue Reading]

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Combining East and West to Create Perfect Harmony Music

How could Eastern and Western music combine to create great music? We may not know the exact answer, but the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra has been able to do it – combining East and West to create authentic … [Continue Reading]

Typhoon's Kyle Morton

10 Songs NPR Can’t Stop Playing

Every month, NPR features great new sounds from exceptional music artists ranging from Portland indie-folk orchestras, African legends, to French bands ready to take on America. Here are 10 songs on the … [Continue Reading]

Musician, Trumpeter: Erick Robins (www.ShenYun.com)

Meets Trumpeter Eric Robins – Great East-West Music Across the Globe

“King of musical chairs” trumpeter Eric Robins never knows which seat he’ll land on or where music will next take him.When invitations pop, Robins gets whisked away to distant shores - from Mexico to China … [Continue Reading]

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Infinite Interest in Beethoven’s 5th Symphony (Guide)

In the first of Tom Service’s new blog series (TheGuardian), Service digests Beethoven's 5th Symphony, the famous, most influential symphonic creation of all time.Service notes that the 5th Symphony is so … [Continue Reading]

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Cleveland Orchestra: Small-Town World-Beater

The Cleveland Orchestra is considered as one of the “Big Five” American orchestras. As fans of classical music know, this distinction is steeped with a lot of meaning. And with a combination of history, … [Continue Reading]

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Grammy Award Winning Conductor Bramwell Tovey

A lot of people believe that classical music is only for the olden times. But the fact is, the following for this genre of music is as strong as ever. Even better, there are musicians who keep this genre of … [Continue Reading]

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