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Tianjin Song Art Troupe

Monday, 30 July, 2012, 12:00am

Xiaobaihua Troupe of Hangzhou Yue Opera Theatre

The Yue (aka Shaoxin) opera troupe performs: Interrogating the Husband (left), Jul 16; The Jade Dragonfly, Jul 17; and opera excerpts Sweet Memories at the 18 Spots During the Long Farewell (from The Butterfly Lovers), Burying the Petals and Mourning Daiyu (from The Dream of the Red Chamber), and The Neglected Bride Watching Over Her Husband in Sleep and The Top Scholar's Apology to His Wife (f

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The Chinese Orphan

Chen Xinyi conducts Opera HK's presentation of the National Centre for the Performing Arts of China's production of Lei Lei's opera about the sole survivor of a massacre of his clan who is raised by a doctor as his own son but eventually learns his true identity. In Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles. Mar 24-25, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180-HK$980 Urbtix.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Cosi Fan Tutte

Dieter Dorn directs the Bavarian State Opera's production of Mozart's comic opera (above) about two men who, following the promptings of an arch-manipulator, decide to test the constancy of their lovers; Mark Wigglesworth conducts the Bavarian State Orchestra. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Italian with Chinese and English surtitles.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

From Generation to Generation: The Legacy of Kunqu Maestro Yu Zhenfei

The Shanghai Kungu Opera Troupe and artists from The HK Home of Art Charitable Foundation (including Li An, right) perform kunqu opera excerpts including: By the Lake Side (from Winning the Beauty Nonpareil) and Longing for the Homeland (from The Shepherd's Tale), Today, 7.30pm; and Mourning Imperial Concubine Yang (from The Place of Eternal Youth), Nov 28, 7.30pm.

27 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Northern Kunqu Opera Theatre

The Chinese opera troupe performs: The Story of the West Chamber (New version, left), Jul 8; and various opera excerpts, Jul 9-10. All shows: in artificial stage language with Chinese and English surtitles. 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$350 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

God of Carnage

Jovanni Sy directs Theatre du Pif's production of French playwright Yasmina Reza's comedy revolving around two couples who cross paths and argue after their sons have a fight. Starring Jo Chim and Sean Curran (left). A Le French May programme. In English with Chinese and English surtitles.

26 May 2011 - 12:00am

Beethoven's Fidelio - Opera in Concert

9 May 2010 - 12:00am

Pantomime lessens

Imagine you went to the Louvre, in Paris, and found that the curator had stuck a red nose on the Mona Lisa. Wait, don't be horrified; it'd be funny. He would have made the painting more accessible.

15 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

New Approach to Traditional Peking Opera

31 May 2009 - 12:00am

Student shows keep Cantonese opera alive and kicking

If you thought Chinese opera was a dying art appreciated only by senior citizens, think again. Twenty-eight students studying the traditional entertainment at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts are taking over one of the oldest Cantonese opera venues in town tonight and tomorrow to show that the discipline is alive and kicking some choreography.

29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Liuzi Operatic Troupe of Shandong

The group presents excerpts of Liuzi opera, a vocal style originating in early Qing dynasty, including Brothers' Reunion at Mount Wutai (above). With Chinese and English surtitles. Today, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

1 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

The Performance

The Performance

Down with Love

10 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

The Musical

Phantom of the Opera

Music Nation presents Andrew Lloyd Webber's take on the tale of lovestruck longing. In English with Chinese surtitles. Today, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, K$290- HK$790 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 9009

20 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

The Stage

The Stage

Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe

14 Aug 2005 - 12:00am