Kunqu Opera „The Peony Pavilion“
Lecture and Performance

in English

Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 11.00-13.00 clock
Large Seminar Room E0101, Institute for Arts Management and cultural Studies (Schlagwerkhaus 1. OG)

Xie Boliang (Director of Drama & Literature Department of the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts) will introduce the Kunqu, a Chinese Opera tradition and also speak about the Opera “Peony Pavilion”, written by Tang Xianzu, who is called China’s Shakespeare.

Some of the Kunqu artists will present excerpts of the Opera.


Phonogram Archive of the Austrian
Academy of Sciences

Konfuzius Institute


Some Impressions: