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A Moving Sound - The Smallest Flower (最小的花). A moving 70-minute voice and dance theater piece based on the life stories of dancers Mia Hsieh (謝韻雅) and Wang Pei-chun (王珮君). Produced by World Music group A Moving Sound and sponsored by the National Culture and Arts Foundation and the Chin-lin Foundation for Culture and Arts, the show moves to Tainan's Eslite (誠品) bookstore this weekend after three sold-out shows last weekend in Taipei. The dancers use their bodies to express an experience many Taiwanese share: fleeing China a half-century ago and rebuilding their lives here.

- Tainan Eslite Bookstore (台南誠品書店), B2, 181 Changrung Rd Sec 1, Tainan (台南市長榮路一段181號)

- Tomorrow at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm

- Tickets are NT$350 and are available through NTCH ticketing or online at For more information, call (06) 208-3977

P.I.G by Morning Star Theater (晨星劇團) tells the story of a how a quiet village in the middle of a forest suffers a natural disaster and manages to pull through the tragedy by pooling its resources.

- Taipei Cultural Center, Wenshan Branch, Children's Theater (台北市社教館文山分館兒童劇場), 32 Jingwen St, Taipei (台北市景文街32號)

- Tomorrow and Sunday at 2:30pm

- Tickets are NT$200 and are available through NTCH ticketing or online at (Note: Tomorrow's tickets are already sold out)

Classical Music

Ou Yang Ling-yi Cello Solo Recital (歐陽伶宜大提琴獨奏會). Ou Yang received her doctorate in musical arts in cello performance under Suren Bagratuni from Michigan State University in 2002. She is a full-time assistant professor at the Music Department of Soochow University and part-time assistant professor at the National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei. She will play Bach's Six Suites for Violoncello Solo, which are the cornerstone of cello repertoire. She will play numbers two, three, and six in Taoyuan tonight and numbers one, four and five in Hsinchu on Sunday. For the two concerts in Taipei, she will play numbers one, three and five on Sept. 28 and numbers two, four and six on Oct. 3.

- Tonight at the Performing Arts Hall of the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Taoyuan County Government (桃園縣政府文化局演藝廳), 21 Xianfu Rd, Taoyuan County (桃園市縣府路21號), Sunday at Hsinchu Municipal Performance Hall (新竹市立演藝廳), 17 Tungta Rd Sec 2 Hsinchu City (新竹市東大路二段17號), and Sept. 28 and Oct. 3 at the National Recital Hall, Taipei

- Free admission for the Taoyuan concert. All tickets cost for the Hsinchu performance cost NT$200. For the Taipei concerts, tickets range from NT$300 to NT$1,000. All tickets are available through ERA ticketing

- Tonight, Sept. 28, and Oct. 3 at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm

The Taipei Symphony Orchestra Music Director Selection Concert - Ronald Zollman and TSO (台北市立交響樂團音樂總監遴選音樂會 - 左爾曼與北市交). TSO is reviewing candidates to take up the position of its music director. The first selection concert, featuring conductor Emil Tabakov, took place in June and the second one featuring conductor Ivan Meylemans took place Wednesday. Joined by cellist Chang Chen-chieh (張正傑), Zollman will conduct the third TSO selection concert. The program will include Weber's Overture 'Oberon', Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op.104, and Brahms' Symphony No.4 in E Minor, Op.98

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

- Tickets can be obtained free of charge from the Taipei Zhongshan Hall box office Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, or call TSO on (02) 2578-6731, X706 and X726

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