Peking Opera Performance

Sample enchanting acts from famous classical and modern Peking operas, performed by Heilongjiang Peking Opera Theatre.

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  • When Sat 6 May 2017, 3:00–4:00pm
  • Where
    Soundings Theatre, Level 2
  • Cost Free event, booking required

Experience Chinese culture through traditional Peking opera – a captivating mix of music, song, dance, mime, and acrobatics. Touring company Heilongjiang Peking Opera Theatre, from northeast China, presents a series of much-loved acts.

Programme

  • Opening Performance
    A selection of brief performances with exciting dance movements and exquisite costumes introduce you to Peking Opera.
  • Crossroads
    An arrested army general stays at a shop en route to his place of exile. In the night, a misunderstanding leads to a scuffle. 
  • The Lady of Heaven Scatters Flowers
    The Lady of Heaven performs a graceful dance as she scatters flowers, following the path of Buddha and his disciples.
  • Presenting a Pearl on the Red Bridge
    A fairy and an official with literary talents fall in love – but the god Erlang is determined to separate them.  

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