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World 14 Jun 2014 | 12:45 PM Premium

Jazz singer Jimmy Scott dies, 88

LOS ANGELES: Jazz singer Jimmy Scott - famed for his unusually high soprano voice caused by a rare genetic condition - has died, US media reported Friday. He was 88.

Community 08 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

A musical of romantic poetry

MUSIC and literature will come together in a unique musical opera entitled Love of Su Su and Xiu Lung, which is scheduled to be held on Oct 17 in Petaling Jaya.

Nation 19 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Welcome to the science of music

KUALA LUMPUR: The sound of singing at a science festival might seem a little uncommon, but staying true to its theme of Music, Arts and Science, Petrosains Science Festival 2014 had visitors in full chorus at one of its workshops.

Community 25 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bringing the Big Apple to KL

ARTISTE Melissa Chan marks her return to Kuala Lumpur with a new programme called New York State of Mind.

Community 08 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

800 to attend Sheda’s 21st anniversary dinner

KUCHING: The Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (Sheda) is hosting its annual dinner and excellence awards at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching tonight.

World 08 Dec 2014 | 8:30 AM Premium

Carolers in New York tweak classics to protest police violence

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amid a sea of holiday shoppers, about 30 protesters, among them professional opera singers, gathered on Sunday in midtown New York to sing Christmas carols modified with lyrics lamenting recent cases of police violence against African American males. 

World 10 Dec 2014 | 4:05 AM Premium

Soprano Netrebko sparks outcry by posing with Ukrainian rebel flag

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian soprano Anna Netrebko, one of the biggest names in international opera, has stirred controversy by posing with the flag of Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels and making a donation to the opera house in the separatists' main stronghold, Donetsk.

Nation 01 Feb 2015 | 11:03 AM Premium

Australian dubbed the “anthem queen” of Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Australian Sandra Mannas Wolf has been dubbed the “anthem queen” of Malaysia, after performing several national anthems during the 12 years she has lived in the country.

World 28 Mar 2015 | 2:19 PM Premium

Soyuz spacecraft docks at ISS for year-long mission

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AFP) - A Russian Soyuz spacecraft with three crew on board successfully docked at the International Space Station Saturday after blasting off from Kazakhstan, NASA said, launching a year-long mission on the orbiting outpost.

World 18 Sep 2015 | 1:43 PM Premium

Tintin braves new adventure at real-life opera

BRUSSELS, Sept 18, 2015 (AFP) - Over the years Tintin has battled spies, climbed the Himalayas and travelled to the Moon but the intrepid Belgian boy reporter now faces what could be his biggest adventure yet -- an opera.