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September 16, 2012

FREE PERFORMANCE OF SCENES FROM CHINESE OPERA: Suzhou Kun Opera Theater at the University Hospital

Gifts of Art performance in partnership with University Musical Society & Confucius Institute
Thursday, September 27, 2012 | 12:10 pm - 1pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Gifts of Art is pleased to present a free demonstration and performance in partnership with UMS and the Confucius Institute. Directed by Cai Shaohua, the Suzhou Kun Opera Theater of Jiangsu Province will conduct an artistic demonstration and performance of kunqu – classical Chinese opera – at the U-M Health System, offering a rare glimpse into the inner workings of this 600 year old art form.

An exhibit of photographs of kunqu by Xu Zengquan are on exhibit in the Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1, until October 8, 2012. View video excerpts from a 2008 production by the Suzhou Kun Opera on the UMS webpage under the Listen & Watch tab. Ticketed performances by the group will be held at the U-M Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre on Sept. 28 and 29, 2012.

For more information call Gifts of Art at 734-936-ARTS (2787).

Posted by zzhu at September 16, 2012 10:32 PM