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Digital Content

Watch our performances and talks online, and enjoy other online resources.

The Craft of Cantonese Musical: Composition and Lyrics

In this talk series, musicologist Hedy Law explores elements of Cantonese musicals through the work of influential local musical theatre composer/lyricist duo Leon Ko and Chris Shum
21.1.2021

The Stage Movements of Cantonese Opera

In two separate talks, experienced Cantonese opera performers look at how acting, martial arts and dance are combined in Cantonese opera to create patterns of formulaic gesture that contribute to the unfolding of plot and help define character for male and female roles
26.1-23.2.2021|Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre and live-streaming

Dear 2021

In anticipation of the new year, Xiqu Centre and Freespace invited some of our long-time partners to share their artistry and their hopes for 2021. We are releasing one new video each day for eleven days, starting on New Year’s Eve

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ONLINE MUSIC

Freespace Mixtape

Freespace Mixtape Vol. 1, Freespace Mixtape Vol. 2 and Freespace Mixtape Vol. 3 are now available to stream on various online platforms

The West Kowloon Video Platform

Through this video platform audiences can explore our most up-to-date online content and experience the West Kowloon Cultural District wherever they are

M+ Stories

Join us inside graphic designer Henry Steiner’s studio whose work has shaped the identities of some of Hong Kong’s most influential organisations, as we prepare to bring his archive into M+ storage

Highlights

Boomabliss 2021 Cantonese Opera Extravaganza

Boomabliss Cantonese Opera Troupe was established by Dr. Law Ka-ying and Dr. Liza Wang. We are proud to present a series of Cantonese Opera: “Legend of the Red Peony”, “The Sassy Princes”, “Love of the Seventh Fairy Maiden”, “Heroic Treason” and “Life's Blessing to a Timid Husband” this year
21-28.2.2021|Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

Xiqu Film Screenings (March)

The series comprises five iconic xiqu films, each highlighting a different opera genre and starring an esteemed female xiqu artist. From rare footage of xiqu performers to modern adaptations of period dramas, these screen gems tell women’s stories from ancient China that still resonate today
19-23.3.2021|Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

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M+ Shop

In collaboration with Shirley Tse, the M+ shop has developed a series of products in response to her solo exhibition Shirley Tse: Stakes and Holders and to evoke her sculptural ideas