The area around Beijing's Houhai Lake, which is known for bars, ice skating and traditional hutongs, is cold and quiet on this late winter afternoon. A nearby second-floor bar, East Shore Live Jazz Cafe, by contrast, is full of excitement.
When Liang Bo won the first season of The Voice of China, a popular reality show on Zhejiang Satellite TV that premiered in July 2012, everyone thought this young man's career was ready to take off.
Chinese music reaches out to new audiences with innovative ways to help listeners identify with the stories behind it, Chen Jie discovers.
After a two-year hiatus, musician Wu Tong returns with a crossover concert, titled The World and Sheng, which will be staged at Tianqiao Performing Arts Center in Beijing on Thursday and Friday.
Music lovers in China may know him as a pianist, but Xu Zhong will be taking on a new role as the principal conductor of the Fondazione Arena di Verona in January.
Chinese sheng performer Wu Tong will bring his sheng to Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center to show the sheng's harmonic possibilities at 2016 New Year's concert.
Chinese pianist Lang Lang is to perform in a concert with "Chucho" Valdes for Havana's 500th anniversary celebration in Cuba tomorrow.
Opening night of the 18th Beijing Music Festival took place at Forbidden City Concert Hall on Thursday with a concert under the baton of Yu Long who stands as the founder and art director of BMF.
For Yo-Yo Ma, a world famous cellist and composer, music has served as a signpost for life's most important moments.
Li Yundi, a famous Chinese pianist, became the youngest juror in the history of the International Chopin Piano Competition, often referred to as the Piano Olympics.
Singer Zhang Lei was crowned winner of the fourth season of hit reality television show Voice of China during the finals at the National Stadium in Beijing on Oct 7.
Yo-Yo Ma shines a spotlight on his life with a coming-of-age album.