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There are endless debates about the role and function of an orchestral conductor: is he a collaborator, or is he a soloist? Or does he merely serve the purpose of the orchestra beginning and ending together? After all, one of the world's leading ensembles, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, regularly performs without a leader on the podium.
NEW YORK (AFP) - Heidi Rogers scurried back to the heaps of manila folders in her shop's maze of cabinets, but she already knew what she had in stock.
FUTURE Music Festival Asia's appeal for a public entertainment licence has been turned down by the Home Affairs Ministry.
Future Music Festival Asia's appeal for a public entertainment licence has been turned down by the Home Affairs Ministry.
The new National Stadium has hosted several large-scale events since it opened last year - including Jay Chou's show last December - but the concert by boyband One Direction on March 11 is set to stand out.
In 2013, home-grown indie-folk duo The Glad Stones decided to take their act a little farther from their usual busking haunts around Haji Lane. All the way to the streets of Japan, in fact.
The much awaited SG50 National Day theme song has been written, but the public will not hear it until end April at the earliest.
SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A day after a member of K-pop band Zest was sued for allegedly raping a woman in her 20s, his label vowed stern action on Friday against the woman's "false accusation".

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