CULTURE Kunqu Opera still flourishing despite fears for future

CULTURE

Kunqu Opera still flourishing despite fears for future

China Daily

10:11, August 24, 2020

In the campus version of The Peony Pavilion, all the characters are performed by students who have learned the opera for months. [Photo provided to China Daily]

In the campus version of The Peony Pavilion, all the characters are performed by students who have learned the opera for months. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Performers take photos together with the audience at Langyuan Vintage Creative Art Zone after the Kunqu Opera Romance of the Western Chamber. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Performers with the famous Kunqu Opera actress Shen Shihua and scholar Niu Biao at Langyuan Vintage Creative Art Zone. [Photo provided toChina Daily]

Zhang Xunpeng (left), a famous Kunqu Opera performer, is deliverling a lecture of Kunqu Opera at Peking University. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Zhao Jinyu, a promoter of Kunqu Opera in Shanghai, is teaching students gestures of Kunqu Opera at Peking University. [Photo provided to China Daily]

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