Tag: Peking Opera

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Shanghai Master海上名家– Shang Changrong尚长荣

Shang Changrong is the most famous currently active performer of the jing or painted-face role type in Peking Opera.
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An Afternoon of Peking Opera

The Chinese American Arts Council presents an afternoon of Peking Opera at the Flushing town hall. Click the link to learn more about the...
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China Treasures in New York Episode 04: Chinese Opera Costumes of the 18th and...

The 18th and 19th centuries witnessed a flowering of Chinese drama. Under the patronage of the Qing court (1644–1911), performances—including the "Peking Opera"—filled the...
Playing Toy Instruments with Serious Talent: Margaret Leng Tanvideo

Playing Toy Instruments with Serious Talent: Margaret Leng Tan

Margaret Leng Tan, the first woman to receive a Doctorate in Musical Arts from Juilliard, changed gears in the 1990s, and has made her...
Xiao Di Stars in “Phoenix Returns to its Nest”video

Xiao Di Stars in “Phoenix Returns to its Nest”

At this year’s 9th Annual Cultural Exchange Festival, the New York Chinese Opera Society introduced a different kind of Peking opera, a comedy classic,...
“Peking Dreams” Acrobatics Spectacular Debuts in New Yorkvideo

“Peking Dreams” Acrobatics Spectacular Debuts in New York

On October 14th, BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center opened it’s 2015-2016 season with the National Circus and Acrobatics of the People’s Republic of China’s...
US Welcomes the Largest Ever Production of “The Women Generals of the Yang Family”video

US Welcomes the Largest Ever Production of “The Women Generals of the Yang Family”

On June 26th, the China National Peking Opera Company will debut the largest-scale production ever in the U.S. of “The Women Generals of the...
Giving Beijing Opera New Life in New Yorkvideo

Giving Beijing Opera New Life in New York

Some may say Beijing opera is in decline, but not in New York City. The New York Chinese Opera Society held its 8th Annual...
Sneak Preview of 2015 Teen’s Talent Showvideo

Sneak Preview of 2015 Teen’s Talent Show

Registration has started for SinoVision and SinoVision Net’s Teen’s Talent Show 2015, and already, talented youths new and familiar are gearing up for the...
Mei Baojiu Epitomizes Modernityvideo

Mei Baojiu Epitomizes Modernity

Mei Baojiu is a modern Peking opera artist, and performer of the Dan role type in Peking opera. This episode of WE Talk gets...