Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Army Miller Operations Center 2008 【驚夢】

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Army Miller Operations Center 2008 【驚夢】

Kunqu performance at the U.S. Army Miller Operations Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Kunqu artists Wen Yuhang and Yang Ling performed the “Interrupted Dream” from the Kunqu classic The Peony Pavilion (Mudan Ting). The performance was part of the Army celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage.

The Interrupted Dream from The Peony Pavilion (Mudan Ting) 牡丹亭:驚夢

By Wen Yuhang and Yang Ling

May 19, 2008

Escape to Nature 2008【崑曲精華折子戲】

Escape to Nature 2008【崑曲精華折子戲】

Kunqu performance in the Meyer Auditorium, Freer Galleries, Washington, D.C: Escape to Nature: Highlights from Kunqu Classics. These performances are presented in conjunction with the exhibition Yellow Mountain: China’s Ever-Changing Landscape, on view at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery through August 24, 2008

Six episodes from classic Kunqu plays were performed over two days, featuring award winning artists Liang Guyin, Li Yilong, and Ji Zhenghua from the Shanghai Kunqu troupe.  Professor David Ralston, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan presented background for some of the episodes. The program was sponsored by the Freer and Sackler Galleries and Wintergreen Kunqu Society.

Chinese Kunqu Theater : Highlights from Kunqu Classics 崑曲精華折子戲