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March 2019

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

March 29, 2019 @ 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, University of Maryland, College Park Free Admission I. Legend of the Jade Hairpin (Yu Zhan Ji 《玉簪記》 Heartstring of a Zither 【琴挑】 Visiting at the Sick bed 【問病】 II.  Glory to the North 【出塞】 Synopsis The Legend of the Jade Hairpin 《玉簪記》 Shen Yili and Hu Weilu 沈昳麗、胡維露 The play was written by Gao Lian around 1570 AD, toward the end of the Ming dynasty.  The…

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Kunqu: Legend of Jade Hairpin 【玉簪記】

March 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Meyer Auditorium at Freer and Sackler Galleries, 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" Presents The 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…

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