The Legend of the Chinese Song Fairy - Opera Liu Sanjie in Concert

Published by: Prue Bassett | 11-Dec-2019
Australian Premiere. Saturday 14 December, Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, Tuesday 17 December, Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall. China National Opera and Dance Drama Theatre (CNODDT) proudly returns to Australia in December for a concert production of the classic masterpiece Chinese opera Liu Sanjie. This is the first time this stunning concert format has been presented out of China.
Venue: Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall
Address: 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Date: 17 December Melbourne
Time: 7.30pm Melbourne
Ticket: $48 - $108
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Liu Sanjie in Concert is a made-for-touring performance that tells the inspiring story of courage, hope and love for the most iconic figure of Guangxi Zhuang ethnic group - Liu Sanjie, a legendary folk singer known as the Chinese 'Song Fairy'. With her songs, it is said she gives a voice to the impoverished and sings about her yearning for love.

The concert features the renowned folk songs from the original and much loved film that has entertained millions for over half a century. Performed by 56 artists, including two of China's acclaimed performers Ning Jiang, Pan Wu, with a 40-person choir and accompanied by Biyan Duan on piano.

Zhao Haifeng, producer of the opera said, "Liu Sanjie is a cultural icon of Chinese folk music. Adapting the beautiful story into opera allows more and more people to know about Guilin and the classic folk songs."

Experience the allure and exuberance of iconic Chinese folk songs in this special one off concert event at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall and Art Centre Melbourne Hamer Hall.

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