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The Peony Pavilion by Suzhou Kunqu Opera

Kunqu (also called Kunqu opera) is one of the oldest surviving types of opera in China. With a history of over 600 years, it is referred to as “the mother of traditional Chinese operas.”

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The Peony Pavilion by Suzhou Kunqu Opera

2019/08/22
China Cultural Center in Den Hang

Kunqu (also called Kunqu opera) is one of the oldest surviving types of opera in China. With a history of over 600 years, it is referred to as “the mother of traditional Chinese operas.” In 2001, Kunqu was listed as a masterpiece of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. The Peony Pavilion is a masterpiece of Kunqu written by the playwright Tang Xianzu, which tells the romantic story between the young lady Du Liniang and the scholar Liu Mengmei. Suzhou Kunqu Opera Theatre will perform The Peony Pavilion (Youth Edition) and a trial show together with the Dutch dance company Groundbreakers, playing one of its most classic scenes—A Surprising Dream. Suzhou Kun Opera Theatre has previously performed this opera in the US, UK, Italy, Greece, Japan, to name a few, and received great reviews.

Time: 19 September 2019 at 19:00 
Address: 
Zuiderstrandtheater
Houtrustweg 505, 2583 WB Den Haag  
      
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Stills from The Peony Pavilion by Suzhou Kunqu Opera Theatre


Stills from The Peony Pavilion by Suzhou Kunqu Opera Theatre

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