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March 2019

Lecture/Demonstration: Kunqu Play “Legend of the Jade Hairpin” 【玉簪记】

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Jack Morton Auditorium, George Washington University, 805 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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Confucius Institute at George Washington University presents Lecturer/Demonstration on Kunqu Theater Shen Yili, Winner of Plum Blossom Award and Hu Weilu from Shanghai Kunqu Troupe Moderator: Assistant Professor Liana Chen, Ph.D. Jack Morton Auditorium George Washington University 805 21st St NW Washington, DC 20052 Hu Weilu in Legend of the Jade Hairpin

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The Beauty of Kunqu 崑曲精華折子戲 【琴挑、問病】【昭君出塞】

March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hoff Theater, Adele Stamp Student Union Building, 3972 Campus Drive, University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 United States
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Confucius Institute at University of Maryland presents The Shanghai Kunqu Troupe 上海崑劇團 Hoff Theater, at Union Lane entrance, Adele Stamp Student Union Building University of Maryland, College Park Free Admission I.   Episodes from Legend of the Jade Hairpin (Yu Zhan Ji )《玉簪記:琴挑、問病 》 II.  Lady Zhaojun Bidding Farewell over the Frontier《青塚记:昭君出塞》 Synopsis I. The Legend of the Jade Hairpin 【琴挑】【問病】 Shen Yili The play was written by Gao Lian around 1570 AD, toward the end of the Ming dynasty.…

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Kunqu “The Peony Pavilion: Interrupted Dream”【牡丹亭:遊園驚夢】

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Meyer Auditorium at Freer and Sackler Galleries, 1050 Independence Ave at 12th St. SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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The Freer and Sackler Galleries exhibition "The Last Empresses of China: 1644-1912” (紫鸾金凤:清代宫廷皇后艺术与生活大展 2018-19年美国巡展) Presents Shanghai Kunqu Troupe 上海崑劇團 Meyer Auditorium, Freer and Sackler Galleries Independence Ave at 12th St. SW, Washington, DC 20560 ½ block from Smithsonian Metro Stop Synopsis "The Peony of Pavilion" is a poetic play written by Tang Xianzu (1550-1616) during the Ming dynasty in 1598, at almost the exact time Shakespeare was writing "Romeo and Juliet." The play consists of 55 scenes. Around a dozen major scenes are still consistently performed,…

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Kunqu:“Butterfly’s Dream: A Marriage Proposal and Its Response” 【蝴蝶梦:說親、回話】

March 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Meyer Auditorium at Freer and Sackler Galleries, 1050 Independence Ave at 12th St. SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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The Freer and Sackler Galleries Exhibition "The Last Empresses of China: 1644-1912” (紫鸾金凤:清代宫廷皇后艺术与生活大展 2018-19年美国巡展) Presents Shanghai Kunqu Troupe 上海崑劇團 Meyer Auditorium, Freer and Sackler Galleries Independence Ave at 12th St. SW, Washington, DC 20560 ½ block from Smithsonian Metro Stop Shen Yili and Hu Gang 沈昳丽、胡刚 Synopsis《蝴蝶梦》【說親、回話】 “A Marriage Proposal and Its Response” is a short and humorous play taken from a much longer and complex Ming drama (chuanqi) called The Butterfly Dream, a traditional story which fictionalizes the life of Zhuangzi, an ancient Chinese philosopher…

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Kunqu: Legend of the Jade Hairpin 全本【玉簪記】

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Meyer Auditorium at Freer and Sackler Galleries, 1050 Independence Ave at 12th St. SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Freer and Sackler Galleries Exhibition "The Last Empresses of China: 1644-1912" (紫鸾金凤:清代宫廷皇后艺术与生活大展 2018-19年美国巡展) Presents Shanghai Kunqu Troupe 上海崑劇團 Meyer Auditorium, Freer and Sackler Galleries Independence Ave at 12th St. SW, Washington, DC 20560 ½ block from Smithsonian Metro Stop The Play "Legend of the Jade Hairpin《玉簪記》" was written by Gao Lian around 1570 AD, toward the end of the Ming dynasty.  The play consists of 33 acts. It is an example of a genre called chuan qi, meaning "fantastic", that was popular during the sixteenth…

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April 2019

Lecture and Demonstration on Kunqu Music

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dekelboum Concert Hall at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University Blvd E & Stadium Dr
College Park, MD 20742 United States
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Lecture and Demonstration on Kunqu Music at University of Maryland by Shen Yili from Shanghai Kunqu Troupe Winner of Plum Blossom Award Dekelboum Concert Hall at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center University Blvd E & Stadium Dr College Park, MD 20742United States

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