Traditions From Yangtze to EastRiver: Cantonese Opera 長河知音 - 孟藝學會粵劇演出

SUN, NOV 7, 2021
1:00 PM

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As part of our Thanksgiving program season and in the spirit of hope and renewal, join Mencius Society for the Arts(孟藝學會)for From Yangtze to EastRiver: Mencius Cantonese Opera Extravaganza - a selection of 3 classic Cantonese opera episodes and 2 modern duets performed by folk artists who have made their home in New York City.
In Hailstorm during the Sixth Moon《六月飛翔 - 大審》, Liao Wencan (廖文燦)  and Liao Xiaomei (廖小梅) star as Magistrate Cai and his accused wife Shanniang.

In Prayer Hall Tragedy《斬經堂》, Kitty Wu (胡美玲) plays Princess Nanling and Lu Cuiyuan (盧翠園) as husband Wu Han who painful reveals her father’s treacherous crime, prompting her to kill herself.

In The Legend of Liu Yi《柳毅傳書之花好月圓》, Liao Wencan plays the gullible scholar Liu who falls in love with the celestial Dragon Princess play by Lu Cuiyuan.

Mee Mee Chin (陳美美) and Pearl Kwong (廣明珠) perform Madame White Snake’s Revelation《大斷橋》.

Liu Langping (劉浪萍) and Lin Jinzhao (林錦釗) perform Lingering Fragrance of Scattered Plum Blossoms《梅花零落尚帶香》.

The pit orchestra is led by Liang Jianming (梁建明; principal percussion) and Sam Chan (陳偉正; principal violin).

Key Performer Bios here.  

From Yangtze to EastRiver is a full day musical-theater festival that begins with Cantonese opera episodes followed by an evening concert of northern folk and classical Chinese music of the EastRiver Ensemble.

Check out the webpage for Traditions From Yangtze to EastRiver: Folk & Classical Music 長河知音 -- 孟藝學會民樂演出 for the more details. 

This program is funded by NYSCA's Restart NY: Rapid Live Performance Grant.

隨著感恩節季的到來,孟藝學會本著希望和新生的精神,一同與駐居紐約的粵劇演員,帶來《長河知音 - 孟藝學會粵劇演出》,為觀眾呈現三段經典粵劇折子戲及兩段新編對唱。

《六月飛霜》廖文燦、廖小梅 飾演

《大斷橋》廣明珠、陳美美 對唱 
《斬經堂》胡美玲、盧翠園 飾演
吳漢是忠臣之後,誤娶仇人之女為妻,為護主復國,大義殺忠妻!其母亦犧牲以絕其後顧之憂, 最後終成大業.

《長河知音 -- 孟藝學會粵劇演出 》折子戲演員介紹按這裡


點這裡查看《長河知音 -- 孟藝學會民樂演出 》網頁

本節目得到紐約州藝術基金會的 「Restart NY: Rapid Live Performance」補助支持。

LOCATION:  Flushing Town Hall Theater



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