Zhang Qian

Chief Feature Reporter
Entertainment

Breaking the glass ceiling in high notes

US-BORN conductor Marin Alsop, 62, shared fire and romance in music with Shanghai audiences in a Valentine's Day concert of the Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra.
Art & Culture

Qin Dynasty's ancient highway

From Shaanxi and Gansu provinces to the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in China lies the first state highway in Chinese history – completed more than 2,000 years ago.
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Concert to play soundtracks from Star Wars

A CONCERT, with the orchestra playing the soundtracks from the movie "Star Wars: A New Hope," will be staged at Shanghai Oriental Arts Center on March 8
Art & Culture

Peppa goes viral to usher in Chinese Year of the Pig

Pig (猪), pronounced as "zhu" in Chinese, is homophonic with the character "诸" which means everything.
Art & Culture

A moon rising from the clouds

ON the Xiaohe River in Hebei Province, stands the world's oldest open-spandrel arch bridge – the Zhaozhou Bridge.
Art & Culture

Grand Archer Yi takes aim at unruly gods

After successfully eradicating the four evil monsters, at the God of Heaven's demand, philanthropic Grand Archer Yi continued on his quest to save ordinary people from evil deeds.
Entertainment

Opera features cross-border love

Shanghai and Budapest artists have teamed up to retell a romantic tale between a Chinese man and European woman in Franz Lehar's operetta at Budapest Palace of the Arts. 
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Two top orchestras, one common bond

THE Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra will join the Philadelphia Orchestra for a Chinese New Year Concert on January 29.
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Hungarian ensemble celebrates the new year

The 4th Hungarian New Year's Concert at the Moore Memorial Church in Shanghai also marked the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Hungary and China.
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Silk Road musical experience in Vienna

Artists from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music will play traditional Chinese music at a concert in Vienna.
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