ISLINGTON FACES Interviews Kevin Zhang about this months Peking Opera
Everyone has a story. Will you be shouting ‘hao’ (bravo) when the China National Peking Opera Company performs A River All Red and The Phoenix Returns Home at Sadler’s Wells Theatre from 21-25 October? Here Kevin Zhang from Sinolink, which has brought the show to London, talks about the spectacle that is Peking Opera.
Q Can you explain your connection with the Peking Opera?
Peking Opera (sometimes called Beijing Opera or Jingju) is a national theatrical treasure and popular across China.
The China National Peking Opera Company is based in Beijing. This is the third time we have brought the Peking Opera to the UK. I wanted to share my passion for the wonderful stagecraft so in 2015 we brought over The China National Peking Opera Company for a short tour of the UK.
After the extremely successful 2015 & 2016 productions in the UK, with 5-star reviews and national television appearances, I am honoured to present the China National Peking Opera Company once again on the London Stage.
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