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Classical music

Lang Lang Piano Recital in Kaohsiung (郎朗高雄鋼琴獨奏會) presents the world-famous Chinese concert pianist performing a program that includes Bach’s Partita No.1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825, Schubert’s Last Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960 and Chopin’s 12 Etudes, Op. 25.

■ Sunday at 7pm

■ Kaohsiung Cultural Center’s Chihteh Hall (高雄市立文化中心至德堂), 67 Wufu 1st Rd, Greater Kaohsiung (高雄市五福一路67號)

■ Tickets are NT$1,800 to NT$4,800; available through ERA ticketing or online at

Evgeny Kissin Piano Recital (紀辛鋼琴獨奏會) introduces the multi-award winning Russian-born British pianist Kissin in a program of music by Lizst. The program includes Lizst’s Etudes d’Execution Transcendate, No. 9 in A-flat Major, S. 139, Sonata in B Minor, S. 178, Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses, Funeralilles, S. 173 and Annees de Pelerinage.

■ Tuesday at 7:30pm

■ National Concert Hall, Taipei City

■ Tickets are NT$1,800 to NT$4,800; available through ERA ticketing or online at

Dukas, Respighi and Stravinsky (魔術師.這隻火鳥與那棵松樹) sees the Taipei Symphony Orchestra’s Taipei Symphonic Winds (臺北市立交響樂團附設管樂團) perform under the baton of guest conductor Francois Boulanger and featuring saxophonist Alexandre Doisy. The program will include Dukas’ The Sourcer’s Apprentice, Respighi’s Pines of Rome and Stravinsky’s Firebird.

■ Today at 7:30pm

■ Zhongshan Hall (台北市中山堂), 98 Yanping S Rd, Taipei City (台北市延平南路98號)

■ Tickets are NT$200 to NT$500; available through NTCH ticketing or online at

Yulianna Avdeeva Piano Recital (阿芙蒂耶娃鋼琴獨奏會) brings Avdeeva, winner of the prestigious Chopin Piano Competition last year, to Taiwan for a program that includes numerous works by Liszt, as well as pieces by Prokofiev, Wagner and Ravel.

■ Tuesday at 7:30pm

■ Taichung Chungshan Hall (台中市中山堂), 98 Syueshih Rd, Greater Taichung (台中市學士路98號)

■ Tickets are NT$1,000 to NT$3,000; available through NTCH ticketing or online at


Legacy Taipei, located in a former warehouse at Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), hosts top Taiwanese pop performers and international acts. Tonight and tomorrow the venue hosts actress/singer Kelly Kuo (郭靜純). On Sunday, Kuo Chin-fa (郭金發), a famed Hoklo crooner during the 1960s, performs classic Taiwanese songs with an afternoon and then an evening show. On Thursday, acclaimed Singaporean singer/songwriter Tanya Chua (蔡健雅) takes to the stage.

■ Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914), Center Five Hall (中五館), 1, Bade Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市八德路一段1號)

■ 8pm tonight and tomorrow, 2pm and 7pm on Sunday, 8pm on Thursday.

■ NT$600 to NT$1,200 tonight and tomorrow (prices depend on seating area), NT$1,000 (NT$800 in advance) for each show on Sunday and NT$1,000 on Wednesday (NT$800 in advance). Tickets for the venue’s concerts can be purchased at ERA ticketing outlets, online through or, or at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks

Tonight The Wall (這牆), Taipei’s most prominent venue for indie rock artists, hosts popular Aboriginal group Totem (圖騰). Long-running Kaohsiung pop-punk band Fire Ex (滅火器) takes to the stage tomorrow night, and on Sunday, it’s garage rock band Mary See the Future and indie-folk band Hush!. Female-led electronica group Frande takes to the stage on Wednesday.

■ B1, 200, Roosevelt Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路四段200號B1). Tel: (02) 2930-0162. On the Net:

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