Fri, Apr 21, 2017 - Page 13 News List

Events and entertainment listings

By Noah Buchan  /  Staff reporter

Canadian reggae artist Rick Buckman Coe will take the stage tonight at The Goat Restaurant & Bar (山羊飯館), a music venue and restaurant in Pingtung. Rockers Cui Ruo Shao Nu Zu (脆弱少女組) perform tomorrow.

■ 23-2 Hengnan Rd, Hengchun Township, Pingtung County (屏東縣恆春鎮恆南路23-2號), tel: (08) 888-0183

■ Show starts at 8:30pm

■ Admission is NT$200, available through www.indievox.com

Hakka singer and songwriter Chen Yung-tao (陳永淘) appears tonight at Tiehua Music Village (鐵花村), an arts village in Taitung City. Take a trip back in time tomorrow for the sounds of the 80s and 90s with The Flying Dutchman (飛行荷蘭人).

■ 26, Ln 135, Sinsheng Rd, Taitung City (台東市新生路135巷26號), tel: (089) 343-393. On the Net: www.tiehua.com.tw

■ Shows start at 8pm. Music venue and crafts shops are open 2pm to 10pm Tuesdays through Sundays

■ Entrance is NT$120 tonight and NT$350 tomorrow, available at tickets.books.com.tw

Classical

Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg will give a one-off performance tonight at Taipei’s National Concert Hall in a program that includes three works by Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude No.1 in C-sharp minor, Op.3/2, Ten Preludes, Op.23 and Thirteen Preludes, Op.32.

■ National Concert Hall, Taipei City

■ Tonight at 7:30pm. Tickets are NT$800 to NT$2,500, available through NTCH ticketing or online at www.artsticket.com.tw

Beethoven’s mighty Eroica Symphony returns to Taipei’s National Concert Hall tomorrow the stage under the direction of the dynamic and imaginative American conductor Carl St Clair, music director of the Pacific Symphony in California. In size and breadth, the Eroica far surpassed anything of its kind previously written. In its rhythmic energy, harmonic language and emotional impact, this “modern music” was highly disturbing to more than one listener back in 1805 when it was first heard. Haydn’s elegant Oboe Concerto also makes a return appearance with soloist Albrecht Mayer, principal oboist of the Berlin Philharmonic. The NSO’s composer in residence, Brett Dean, is also represented on this program with Short Stories.

■ National Concert Hall, Taipei City

■ Tomorrow at 7:30pm. Tickets are NT$400 to NT$1,500, available through NTCH ticketing or online at www.artsticket.com.tw

Eric Chen (陳冠宇) will hold a piano recital tomorrow at Taipei’s National Recital Hall, in a program that includes Clara Schumann’s Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann, Op.20, Robert Schumann’s Kreisleriana, op. 16 and two works by Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo in A Major, op. 118, no. 2 and Piano Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, op. 5.

■ National Recital Hall, Taipei City

■ Tomorrow at 7:30pm. Tickets are NT$400 to NT$1,000, available through NTCH ticketing or online at www.artsticket.com.tw

Upcoming

Permaculture educator Tammy Turner will host a hands-on permaculture workshop and lunch on April 29 with ingredients sourced from James and Erika’s Garden (心田地). In this two-part workshop, you will learn how to create your own compost system that best suits your living environment. The lunch includes items such as pesto, garden fried rice, sauteed garden vegetables and a choice of dessert. For complete details and how to sign up, go to the event’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/events/272677369853178/

■ Participants meet at the Xindian MRT Station at 9am and the event lasts until 2pm

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