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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. 

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Nation 10 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Najib lightens the mood at conference

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak lightened an otherwise serious mood at an economic conference with interesting stories such as his ride on “The Beast” and his relationship with the leaders of the United States and China as well as the team he viewed will win the World Cup.

AseanPlus News 22 Apr 2014 | 12:26 PM Premium

Japan military in popularity push

TOKYO: Pacifist Japan is gradually learning to love its military, with an apparent public relations campaign under way to soften its image, featuring online popularity contests, a much-touted soprano vocalist and dating events.

Community 12 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Chemistry grad and family active in Malaysia's theatre scene

CLASSICALLY trained singer Sandra Wolf has been singing Malaysia’s national anthem Negaraku during the embassies’ respective National Day celebrations and various galas in Kuala Lumpur for the past 11 years.

Community 15 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Raising funds through music

AN 85-STRONG ensemble from the Penang Symphony Orchestra under the baton of maestro Datuk Woon Wen Kin together with three outstanding vocalists are set to perform a 105-minute charity concert, in aid of two charitable organisations in Penang.