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- At the National Recital Hall, Taipei

- All tickets are sold out

- Tonight at 7:30pm

2007 Listing to Paris - Kaohsiung County International Music Festival (2007聆聽巴黎 - 高雄縣國際音樂節系列音樂會). As part of the 2007 Koahsiung County International Music Festival concert series, the concert tonight will feature France-based Taiwanese pianist Li Fang-yi (李芳宜), violinist Plays Guillaume, flutist Patrick Desremerux, violist Joel Soultanian, and cellist Etienne Cardoze. The program will include Fuare's Second Nocturne in B Major, Op.33, No.2 and First Piano Quartet, Op.15, Saint-Saens' Danse macabre, Op.40, Debussy's Three Preludes, Bilitis, and Dutilleux's Choral et Variations (from sonata for piano).

- At the Chih-Shan Hall, National Chiang Kai-shek Cultural Center, Kaohsiung City (高雄中正文化中心至善廳), 67 Wufu 1st Rd, Kaohsiung City (高雄市五福一路67號)

- All tickets are NT$100 available through ERA ticketing

- Tonight at 7:30pm

Taipei Symphony Orchestra - Love Story of July 7th (台北市立交響樂團 - 情人節音樂會). On the Chinese Lover's Day, which will fall tomorrow this year, the TSO will present an all love-themed concert tomorrow. Conducted by Lin Tien-chi (林天吉) and featuring violinist Kong Zhao-hui (孔朝暉), the TSO will present a program of works, including Wang Xilin's (王西麟) Fire Torch Festival from Symphonic Suite Yunnan Tone Poem ("火把節",選自交響組曲「雲南音詩」), He Zhan-hao (何占豪) and Chen Gang's (陳鋼) The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto (梁祝小提琴協奏曲), Bernstein's West Side Story Symphonic Suite, Mascagni's "Intermezzo" from Cavalleria Rusticana, and Richard Rogers' The Sound of Music.

- At the Taipei Zhongshan Hall (台北市中山堂), at 98 Yenping S Rd, Taipei (台北市延平南路98號)

- Tickets range from NT$200 to NT$800 and are available through NTCH ticketing

- Tonight at 7:30pm

Musical Ripple - Flute and Guitar Duo (音漾 - 長笛吉他二重奏音樂會). Featuring female classical guitarist Chiu Yu-jung (邱昱蓉) and flutist Lin Hsiao-chien (林筱茜), the duo will present a program of works, including Fernando Carulli's Serenade, Beaser's Mountain Songs, and Piazzolla's Historia de Tango.

- At the National Recital Hall, Taipei

- Tickets range from NT$200 to NT$400 and are available through NTCH ticketing

- Wednesday at 7:30pm

Contemporary

Underworld (地下社會) showcases cool new band White Eyes (白目) and Random (隨性) tonight. Tomorrow should be interesting when highly regarded punk rock outfit Children Sucker (表兒) and 88 Guava Seeds (88 顆芭樂籽), a band prone to drastic mood swings, take the stage, along with an audio-visual show by Lazy Q (賴Q) and French Fries (薯條), and a performance by Hiya (播放). On Wednesday it's Black Summer Days (黑色夏日) and The Newsonghead (新歌頭).

- The bar opens at 8pm and bands start playing around 9pm

- Entrance is NT$300

- B1, 45 Shida Rd, Taipei (台北市師大路45號B1). Call (02) 2369-0103 or visit www.underworld-taipei.blogspot.com for more information

Shui (水), Chamber 6, Empyrean, and 88 Balaz (88顆芭樂籽) take the stage tonight at The Wall (這牆). Tomorrow it's The Newsonghead (新歌頭), White Eyes (白目) and Echo. Sunday is a night of emo, metal-core and garage with Kenny From Casino (賭場肯尼), 831 (八三夭) and Hindsight (光景消逝). On Tuesday, melodic power metal band Seraphim, who have a fan base in Europe and Japan, (seraphim-metal.com) kick off their world tour at The Wall with a mini concert. On Wednesday, it's indie-rock band Radio Bear (小白熊電台), Feng Lai Fang (風籟坊) and post-rock band Orange Grass (橙草), and on Thursday it's Bolero, Hours, Mali Band, and Dilemma.

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