Le Pavillon aux pivoines

Shanghai Zhangjun Kunqu Art Center

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Friday, 9 February 2018 — 8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique


  • Shanghai Zhangjun Kunqu Art Center
  • Zhang Jun, Liu Meng-mei (le héros)
  • Xu Sijia, Tu Li-niang, alias Belle (l’héroïne)
  • Yu Xingyue, Chun-hsiang, alias Fragrance (la confidente)
  • Li Hongliang, Meng-shen (la divinité des rêves)
  • Shen Yang, bangu (percussions)
  • Yao Qi, dizi (flûte de bambou)
  • Zhang Liang, sheng (orgue-à-bouche)
  • Bo Gao, luo (gongs)
Outside of Shanghai, kunqu opera continues to be practiced by a handful of exceptional singers, who are performing in Paris tonight for the first time. The famous tale of The Peony Pavilion (late sixteenth century) recounts the story of a young girl who dreams of a young man, falls in love with him, and gives herself to him before finally dying. But the young man in question attempts to bring her back to life...

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Avant-concert — 09/02/2018 - 19h45