National Centre for the Performing Arts

Congress Briefs, November 14, 2012

Guangzhou Deputy Mayor Gong Erzhen has called on the city's young civil servants to embrace Cantonese, the Guangzhou Daily reported. 

Wednesday, 14 November, 2012, 5:43am

Drama aplenty in a bloody tale, but appeal is limited

The Chinese Orphan National Centre for the Performing Arts in China Cultural Centre Grand Theatre March 24

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Young audience savours a brush with opera

Young Hongkongers got a rare taste of opera last night when they were invited to attend the dress rehearsal of a major mainland production being staged at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Curtain down on Sun opera mystery

First its world premiere in Beijing was scrapped. Now the media has been banned from covering local rehearsals of a controversial Hong Kong-commissioned opera about the founding father of modern China.

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Shiny new bottle for stale old wine?

Dated policies mean 'classics' only for state-of-the-art National Grand Theatre

Guests lucky enough to be invited to today's first performance at Beijing's futuristic National Grand Theatre will enter via a dramatic 80-metre underwater corridor, cross a magnificent lobby and take their seats in a state-of-the-art auditorium.

25 Sep 2007 - 12:00am