Passing Down the Legacy of Cantonese Opera

This year, we have invited renowned Cantonese opera performer Mr. Law Ka-ying to serve as curator, leading twelve rising stars in performances over the duration of Chinese New Year. For the first time, we will be presenting the Rising Stars of Cantonese Opera inside a theatre. Ten evenings of extraordinary shows will be performed, including the full-length productions Madame She and Island of Farewell, as well as numerous excerpts which illustrate our mission and commitment to preserve and develop Cantonese opera.

The rising stars

Kwan Wai Sham Juliana, Doris Kwan, Lao Yu Fung, Li Pui Yan, Lin Xinling, Lin Yingshi, Liu Hong Wah, Ruan Dewen, Tam Wing Lun Alan, Tse Hue Ying Dianna, Wang Zhiliang, Wong Kit Fong Janet

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Performances

  • Madame She
  • Island of Farewell
  • Excerpt Performance I
    “Roaming the Lake” from Legend of the White Snake, Mu Guiying’s Marriage Proposal, "Roaming the Garden" and "Chasing after the Husband" from Di Qing and Princess Shuangyang 
  • Excerpt Performance II
    Story of the Broken Mirror, “Meeting in the Study” from The Dragon's Order, "Matching of the Embroidered Shoes" from The Case of the Headless Body

Details

Date: 21 Feburary - 2 March 2015
Venue: Auditorium, Ko Shan Theatre New Wing
Ticket price: $180, $120, $80*
*Seats with sightline restriction
Half price for senior citizens, people with disabilities and their accompanying minders, Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients and full-time students.

Tickets are available at URBTIX from 12 December 2014

Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Credit Card Booking: 2111 5999
Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk
Programme Enquiries: 2200 0010

With Chinese lyrics and English story outlines

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