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Famous Kunqu Operas staged at Poly Theater in Beijing

08-03-2011 16:40 BJT

Gu Weiying (R), famous performer of Kunqu Opera, performs in "Peony Pavilion" at the Poly Theater in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 2, 2011. Kunqu Opera is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese operas. The style originated in the Wu cultural areas, mainly in east China's Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces. (Xinhua/Tang Shizeng)

 

Gu Weiying, famous performer of Kunqu Opera, prepares for performing in "Peony Pavilion" and "The Palace of Eternal Youth" at the Poly Theater in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 2, 2011. Kunqu Opera is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese operas. The style originated in the Wu cultural areas, mainly in east China's Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces. (Xinhua/Tang Shizeng)

 

Weiying (R), famous performer of Kunqu Opera, performs in "The Palace of Eternal Youth" at the Poly Theater in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 2, 2011. Kunqu Opera is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese operas. The style originated in the Wu cultural areas, mainly in east China's Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces. (Xinhua/Tang Shizeng)

 

Gu Weiying, famous performer of Kunqu Opera, performs in "Peony
Pavilion" at the Poly Theater in Beijing, capital of China,
Aug. 2, 2011. Kunqu Opera is one of the oldest extant forms of
Chinese operas. The style originated in the Wu cultural areas,
mainly in east China's Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces.
(Xinhua/Tang Shizeng)

 

Gu Weiying, famous performer of Kunqu Opera, performs in "Peony
Pavilion" at the Poly Theater in Beijing, capital of China, Aug.
2, 2011. Kunqu Opera is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese
operas. The style originated in the Wu cultural areas, mainly
in east China's Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces. (Xinhua/Tang Shizeng)

 

Gu Weiying (L), famous performer of Kunqu Opera, performs in "The Palace of Eternal Youth" at the Poly Theater in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 2, 2011. Kunqu Opera is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese operas. The style originated in the Wu cultural areas, mainly in east China's Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces. (Xinhua/Tang Shizeng)

 

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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