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Recommended performances during the Canton Fair in Guangzhou

2021-Oct-15       Source: newsgd.com

​The 130th Canton Fair is underway in Guangzhou from October 14 to 19. During your stay in Guangzhou, you can enjoy wonderful performances in addition to the fair. The following are some performances we recommend for you.

The 130th Canton Fair is underway in Guangzhou from October 14 to 19. During your stay in Guangzhou, you can enjoy wonderful performances in addition to the fair. The following are some performances we recommend for you.

Dance Drama: The Painting Journey—The Legend of A Panorama of Mountains and Rivers

(Photo: Guangzhou Opera House)

Produced by China Oriental Performing Arts Group and the Palace Museum, the dance drama combines Chinese poems with dance movements as well as a story taking place in both contemporary and ancient worlds.

The audience will follow the perspective of a researcher of the Palace Museum and learn about how a talented young painter named Wang Ximeng drew “A Panorama of Mountains and Rivers”, which is the only work handed down by him.

Time: 14:30 and 19:30, October 16, 2021

19:30 October 17, 2021

Venue: Guangzhou Opera House (广州大剧院)

Ticket prices: RMB 80, 180, 280, 380, 480, 680, 880VIP

Duration: 2 hours (an intermission of 15 minutes)

Nearest metro station: Take Metro Line 3 or 5, get off at the Zhujiang New Town Station and use Exit C.

Classic Ballet:Giselle

(Photo: Guangzhou Opera House)

Giselle is the classic ballet of the Romantic era, and it will be performed by Royal Ballet in Guangzhou this time.

This version of Giselle is the production of Peter Wright, which perfectly achieves the dual aspects of the ballet. Two acts of the ballet are respectively set in the simple countryside and the supernatural world, showing ballet’s power to move and thrill.

Time: 19:30, October 16, 2021

Venue: Guangzhou Opera House (广州大剧院)

Ticket prices: RMB 150

Duration: 144 minutes (an intermission of 20 minutes)

Nearest metro station: Take Metro Line 3 or 5, get off at the Zhujiang New Town Station and use Exit C.

Guangdong Han Opera stage performances

(Photo: Guangdong Art Theatre)

Guangdong Han Opera, a kind of national intangible cultural heritage, is hailed as the "Peony of South China" and is one of the top three operas in Guangdong.

The performance will be led by Li Xianhua and Zhang Guangwu, both famous Guangdong Han Opera actors. It is mainly based on the selected excerpts of classic Guangdong Han Operas, while the audience can also enjoy Han music and the adaptation of a piece of Han song named "Snow Adopted After the Tune of Chin Yuan Chun".

Time: 20:00, October 16, 2021

Venue: Guangdong Art Theatre (广州艺术剧院)

Ticket prices: RMB 100, 180, 280, 380

Duration: 90minutes

Nearest metro station: Take Metro Line 5, get off at the Zoo Station and use Exit C.

Highlights of Leizhou Opera

(Photo: Guangdong Art Theatre)

Originating in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, Leizhou Opera is one of the four great Han opera styles performed in Guangdong and is listed among the third batch of National Intangible Cultural Heritages.

The primary instrument of Leizhou Opera is the leihu, a kind of orchestral instrument, and the music of this opera is incredibly rhythmic. This show will be led by Lin Fen, a representative actor of Leizhou Opera. She will perform the excerpts of classic Leizhou Opera with her students, including the play that won her the Plum Performance Award.

Time: 19:30, October 19, 2021

Venue: Guangdong Art Theatre (广州艺术剧院)

Ticket prices: RMB 100, 180, 280, 380

Duration: 110minutes

Nearest metro station: Take Metro Line 5, get off at the Zoo Station and use Exit C.


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