Shiuan (Xuan) Liu – Music: NEW Applause ( 劉軒 – 新滿堂采 )

  As the protagonist of an immensely popular series of books written by his father in the late 1980s, Shiuan’s daily life in a New York public high school became well-known to an entire generation of Taiwanese students. Shiuan is a writer, musician, psychologist and DJ. 劉軒 一個華人世界的哈利波特。他在紐約念高中的生活被父親寫成勵志書,成為台灣國中課本的教材。在華人世界銷售超過一千萬冊。但誰才是真正的劉軒﹖一個極端跨界,從心理、寫作、旅行、古典音樂、電子舞曲…一個不斷為自己重新定義,並努力撕掉標籤的文化人,一個永遠處在異鄉的音樂才子。 Add this…

Darren Percival: vocal artistry

A vocal artist of the highest order, Mr.Percival takes his live audiences on a ride at every performance. With the use of a looping pedal, he has made a name for himself at festivals and concert halls around Australia. Live performance from TEDxSydney.

Vitor Araújo: piano fusion

Vitor Araújo is a 20 year-old pianist and one of the most promising classical musicians in Brazil.  He prefers to mix his interpretations with elements of pop music, jazz, rock and even forró. For him, the most important thing is fighting the pre-conceived idea that says classical music is difficult….

Eric Lewis: Nirvana remix

Eric Lewis channels the raw emotion of alternative rock into fiery, take-no-prisoners jazz piano arrangements. Before setting out to capture the voice of alt rock in the keys, he toured with the likes of music legends Wynton Marsalis and Elvin Jones. Not without a struggle (and a measure of healthy…

Qi Zhang’s electrifying organ performance

Organ virtuoso Qi Zhang plays her electric rendering of “Ridiculous Fellows” from Prokofiev’s “The Love for Three Oranges” orchestral suite. This exhilarating performance features the Yamaha Electone Stagea, a rare, imported instrument specially programmed by Qi herself. Filmed at TEDxUSC.