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  • Traditional Music Notation in Kunqu and Cantonese Opera

    14.01.2020 to 28.10.2020, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Over three talks, Lee King-chi and Chan Chi-kong of The Gong Strikes One provide demonstrations of how to read gongche music notation and talk with experts in the field to offer insight into various aspects of this traditional notation form

  • How Did You Two Meet? — Online Talks

    28.05.2020 to 24.09.2020

    In this series, curators draw connections between uncommon pairings of works of art, design, and architecture from the M+ Collections to spark new stories. Join the conversation on Microsoft Teams and get as stimulated and agitated as we are

  • Shirley Tse: Stakes and Holders

    01.07.2020 to 01.11.2020, M+ Pavilion, Art Park

    Shirley Tse: Stakes and Holders presents sculptural work and installations by the Los Angeles–based Hong Kong artist Shirley Tse. The exhibition responds to Shirley Tse: Stakeholders, Hong Kong in Venice, Hong Kong’s presence at the Venice Biennale in 2019

  • Musical Theatre Appreciation Series

    21.08.2020 to 30.09.2020

    All talks of the Musical Theatre Appreciation Series due to take place on 21 August (Friday), 26 August and 30 September 2020 (Wednesday) will be held online instead from 12:30pm to 2:00pm on the same dates

  • The Evolution of Jazz The Evolution of Jazz West Kowloon 101

    The Evolution of Jazz

    08.09.2020 to 20.10.2020

    In a series of four online talks, Henry and Roger Chung – The Chung Brothers – look at the origins and development of jazz in the US, some of the key styles and figures that have shaped its history, and the influence of jazz on music in Hong Kong

  • From Theatre of the Absurd to Kunqu

    10.10.2020, Studio, Xiqu Centre and live-streaming

    The Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe discuss their acclaimed production The Chairs – a Kunqu adaptation of Eugène Ionesco’s 1952 classic absurdist play Les Chaises – a minimalist production that incorporates traditional Kunqu techniques to offer a new perspective on the absurdity and loneliness of human existence

  • Experimental Chinese Opera Festival 2020

    10.10.2020 to 15.11.2020, Studio, Xiqu Centre

    Highlighting new perspectives on contemporary Chinese opera, this year’s festival includes performances of the experimental Cantonese opera productions Wenguang Explores the Valley and Farewell My Concubine (New Adaptation), as well as sharing sessions with four regional troupes

  • With/out Umeda

    11.10.2020 to 17.10.2020

    Internationally acclaimed choreographer and multidisciplinary avant-garde artist Hiroaki Umeda joins us live from Tokyo for a specially curated online exploration of his work, featuring real-time and screened performances, talk and sharing session

  • Xiqu Centre Guided Tours

    03.10.2020 to 31.10.2020, Xiqu Centre

    Supplemented with multimedia elements, our 60-minute guided tours help you explore the Xiqu Centre facilities and discover fascinating facts about the design of our venue and the culture and stories behind the ancient art of Chinese opera