Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China,
Key Programme in the Cultural Exchange with Hong Kong and Macau, and

the 70th Anniversary Celebration of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China:
10th Anniversary Celebration of UNESCO Recognition of Cantonese Opera as Intangible Cultural Heritage, and the Chinese Arts and Culture Festival 2019

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Over two evenings, celebrated Cantonese opera troupes from Guangdong, Guangxi, Hong Kong and Macau stage a selection of classic excerpts from their distinctive repertoires. The programme offers audiences a rare opportunity to experience a wide variety of Cantonese opera productions and styles.

“Tricking the Official” from A Forced Match
Cast: Lee Ming-hang, Pak Suet-mui
Performance by: Hong Kong and Macau Intangible Cultural Heritage Research Centre

“Wedding Night” from Liu Yi Delivers a Letter 
Cast: Guo Fengnu
Performance by: Bak Yuk Ging Cantonese Opera Troupe of Macau

“A Proposal of Marriage” from Muk Kwai-ying
Cast: Peng Qinghua, Zhu Hongxing
Performance by: Guangdong Cantonese Opera Theatre

A Reunion in Xihe
Performance by: Nanning Cantonese Opera Troupe, Guangxi

“Hiding in the Luo Rover” from Insulting Zhou Yu Thrice
Performance by: Nanning Cantonese Opera Troupe, Guangxi

Programme Details 

Date:
6 & 7 September 2019 (Friday & Saturday)

Time:
7:30pm

Venue:
Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

Tickets:
$380, $260, $180, $120

Concession details

Language:
Performance in Cantonese

Co-presented by: 
The Xiqu Research Centre of the Chinese National Academy of Arts

Performance by:
Guangdong Cantonese Opera Theatre, Nanning Cantonese Opera Troupe, Guangxi,
Bak Yuk Ging Cantonese Opera Troupe of Macau,
Hong Kong and Macau Intangible Cultural Heritage Research Centre

Ticketing Enquiries:
(852) 2200 0022, ticketinfo@wkcda.hk

Adverse Weather Arrangement:
If a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal no. 8 or above is in force 3 hours before the start of the performance, the performance will be cancelled. Please pay attention to the latest news published on the venue and the website of the West Kowloon Cultural District on the day of the show.

Tickets

  • Friday, 6 September 2019
    7:30PM
    Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre
  • Saturday, 7 September 2019
    7:30PM
    Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

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