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  • Traditional Music Notation in Kunqu and Cantonese Opera

    14.01.2020 to 28.10.2020, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Over three talks, Lee King-chi and Chan Chi-kong of The Gong Strikes One provide demonstrations of how to read gongche music notation and talk with experts in the field to offer insight into various aspects of this traditional notation form

  • Musical Theatre Appreciation Series

    21.08.2020 to 30.09.2020

    All talks of the Musical Theatre Appreciation Series due to take place on 21 August (Friday), 26 August and 30 September 2020 (Wednesday) will be held online instead from 12:30pm to 2:00pm on the same dates

  • The Evolution of Jazz The Evolution of Jazz West Kowloon 101

    The Evolution of Jazz

    08.09.2020 to 20.10.2020

    In a series of four online talks, Henry and Roger Chung – The Chung Brothers – look at the origins and development of jazz in the US, some of the key styles and figures that have shaped its history, and the influence of jazz on music in Hong Kong

  • From Theatre of the Absurd to Kunqu

    10.10.2020, Studio, Xiqu Centre and live-streaming

    The Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe discuss their acclaimed production The Chairs – a Kunqu adaptation of Eugène Ionesco’s 1952 classic absurdist play Les Chaises – a minimalist production that incorporates traditional Kunqu techniques to offer a new perspective on the absurdity and loneliness of human existence

  • With/out Umeda

    11.10.2020 to 17.10.2020

    Internationally acclaimed choreographer and multidisciplinary avant-garde artist Hiroaki Umeda joins us live from Tokyo for a specially curated online exploration of his work, featuring real-time and screened performances, talk and sharing session

  • HKDC in Residence 2020: Convergence

    18.10.2020 to 24.10.2020

    Presented as an online screening, Convergence is the culminating work of an inter-disciplinary study on Chinese martial arts and dance that captures the transient state between stillness and exuberance and offers new perspectives on dance, movement and the fluidity of expression

  • Using Confucian Texts and Ancient Classics in Cantonese Opera

    27.10.2020 to 03.11.2020, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    In this series of two talks, writer Woo Kwok-yin discusses the creative process behind his work The Peregrinations of Confucius and explores how Cantonese opera, as a multidisciplinary art form, can breathe new life and relevancy into classic texts

  • M+ Rover 2020–21

    The travelling creative studio has featured Wong Tin Yan’s commissioned work Yes but Why? on its tours to local primary school and community spaces, bringing teachers, students and public a series of learning activities and online educational resources