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THE LAKE HONGHU IN CONCERT
 

After 60 years of success in China, performing more than 3000 shows and now performing for the first time out of China in an Australian first, Hubei Symphony Orchestra of Hubei Provincial Opera and Dance Drama Theatre presents a modern concert production of the classic Chinese opera, Lake Honghu featuring seven principal singers and a chorus of forty.

These milestone concerts will take place at the Sydney Opera House on November 4 with celebrated Australian guest conductor Vanessa Scammell (My Fair Lady, The Merry Widow, South Pacific) and Melbourne Recital Centre led by resident conductor Luo Yilin on November 7 & 8.

The original opera was first performed in 1958 in Wuhan and was staged in Beijing in October 1959. Based on the true story of the conflict in the scenic Lake Honghu in the summer of 1930 when the Chinese civil war. Led by Han Ying and Liu Chuang, they defend their homeland. Interesting to note by means of its famous lake, Honghu City produces forty kinds of fish and an abundance of plants, such as the lotus, reed and a type of lack algae.

 

Venue: Sydney Opera House
Dates: Sunday 04 November 2018 – Sunday 04 November 2018
Bookings: 9250 7777

 

 

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