The National Symphony Orchestra performs a program that includes Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges Suite, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.2 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. The evening features Italian conductor Oleg Caetani and Croatian pianist Dejan Lazic.
■ Tonight at 7:30pm
■ National Concert Hall, Taipei City
■ Tickets are NT$400 to NT$1,500, available through NTCH ticketing and online at www.artsticket.com.tw
The Vienna Boys Choir makes its annual return to Taiwan with its program of classics, international folk songs and contemporary compositions.
■ Monday and Wednesday at 7:30pm
■ Monday at Kaohsiung Cultural Center’s Chihteh Hall (高雄市立文化中心至德堂), 67 Wufu 1st Rd, Kaohsiung City (高雄市五福一路67號) and Wednesday at the National Concert Hall
■ Tickets are NT$400 to NT$2,000, available through NTCH ticketing and online at www.artsticket.com.tw
Tonight Legacy Taipei hosts Sleep Party People, a Danish post-rock band, takes the stage with local post-rock heroes Aphasia as the opening act. Tomorrow’s show with Mando-pop artist Yen-j (嚴爵) is sold out. Another Mando-pop singer, Kang Kang (康康) performs on Wednesday.
■ 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)
■ 7:30pm tonight, 8:30pm on Wednesday
■ NT$1,400 tonight, sold out tomorrow and NT$400, NT$800 and NT$1,000 on Wednesday. Tickets can be purchased at ERA ticketing outlets, online through www.ticket.com.tw, www.legacy.com.tw and at 7-Eleven ibon kiosks
Tonight The Wall (這牆) hosts pop punk and modern rock outfit Go Go Rise, which is launching a new EP. The group shares the bill with punks Random (隨性樂團) and HiJack. Tomorrow it’s more driving indie rock from Mary See the Future and Queen Suitcase (皇后皮箱). On Sunday, metalheads can look forward to a “Day of Reckoning,” a show featuring American death metal band Cannibal Corpse and local headbangers Sigh, Impiety and Revilement.
■ 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: www.thewall.com.tw
■ Shows start at 8pm, except Sunday’s, which starts at 7:30pm.
■ NT$500 tonight and tomorrow, NT$1,900 on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online through www.thewall.com.tw and tickets.books.com.tw
Tonight Witch House (女巫店) hosts Mando-pop singer-songwriter No Name. Pop-rock duo Mars and Coara (火星熊) take the stage tomorrow. Fingerstyle guitarist Sujer (舒吉吉) and singer Shi Er (詩兒) perform on Thursday.
■ 7, Ln 56, Xinsheng S Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市新生南路三段56巷7號), tel: (02) 2362-5494. On the Net: www.witchhouse.org
■ Shows start at 9:30pm.
■ Entrance for music shows is NT$300
Noise and electronica artist 29 of Switzerland and Formosa Romance play tonight at Underworld (地下社會). Tomorrow J@plan and Honey Mud Horse (蜂蜜草泥馬) take the stage. On Wednesday, it’s Iron Boy.
■ B1, 45 Shida Rd, Taipei City (台北市師大路45號B1), tel: (02) 2369-0103. On the Net: www.upsaid.com/underworld
■ Shows run from 9pm to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays
■ Entrance for music shows is NT$300 on Fridays and Saturdays; Wednesday is NT$100
Tonight indie rock club Revolver hosts an evening of Cumbia and Balkan music spun by house DJs. Tomorrow is “L.I.L. : Groove Collection (On The Dance Floor) : Ballroom 2.0” with DJs Neon, Kids, Dino, Z and JJ. On Wednesday, the venue hosts live music from The Same Day (平凡生活) and Revolting Society (背骨). On Thursday, it’s more live music from Parachutes (降落傘樂團), Who Are You? (隱藏人物), Acidy Peeping Tom (微酸的偷窺狂).