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September 16, 2012

Introduction to Kunqu: A Lecture-Demonstration

ZHOU Qin (周秦), Soochow University, China:“Kunqu Performance and Music (昆曲的演出与演唱)”
HAI Zhen (海震), National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts:“Kunqu: A Traditional Drama of the Chinese Literati (昆曲:中国文人的戏曲传统)”

Find out how and why Kunqu, the grand opera of China, remains vibrant and compelling after 600 years; and you might even find yourself humming along with the presenters!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 | 5pm
Rackham Building – Amphitheater (Fourth Floor)
915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor

Free and open to the public. Lecture-Demonstration will be given in Chinese with English translations.

Organized in conjunction with performances by
Suzhou Kun Opera Theater of Jiangsu Province
Cai Shaohua, director
Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29 | 8 pm
Ticket information can be found at http://www.ums.org

Posted by zzhu at September 16, 2012 10:39 PM