Kunqu Performance

Kunqu Society Kunqu Performance and Kunqu Singing Party Remembering Chung-ho Chang Frankel and the American Kunqu Pioneers

The Kunqu Society will give a special Kunqu performance on Saturday, December 12, from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm, for the commemoration for the outstanding Kunqu artist, poet and calligrapher Mrs. Chung-ho Chang Frankel and the Kunqu Pioneers: Mr. Hans Frankel, Mr. Fang-Kuei Li, Mrs. Ying Hsu Li, Mr. Hsin-wu Hsiang Mrs. Yuan-ho Chang Koo and Ms. Yu-Chuen Lou, who introduced the Kunqu performing art to America through lectures, performances and teaching programs, from 1950 to 1985.

This event are co-sponsored by the Kunqu Society(NYC), the Society of Kunqu Art (Maryland) and the Chinese Kwun Opera Society (CA). It features a Kunqu performance followed by a Kunqu Singing Party by Kunqu lovers, from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm at Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354 ) Famous Kunqu artists Mr. Min Cheng, Ms. Michelle Ling Yang, senior members of the Kunqu Societies Daisy Huang, Yurong Xin, Dongmei Cui, Liyuen Wang, together with well-known Chinese musicians Mr. Shirong Huang, Mr. Tao Chen, Mr. Jingqiang  Guo,  Ms. Yi Zhou will perform four Kunqu classics: “The Interrupted Dream”, “Dreamland Revisited” , “Encounter at the Pavilion” and “A Maddening  Dream”. Kunqu Members, friends and guests will hold a Kunqu singing party after the performance. The performance and singing party are free for admission with invitations or complementary tickets.  Please contact the Kunqu Society for complementary tickets as early as possible:

Telephone or Text: 718-352-0070,  646-427-4250,732-800-1108

Email: info@kunqusociety.org, kqs@kunqusociety.org

Established in 1988, the Kunqu Society is a not-for-profit art and education organization, committed to preservation, studying and performing Kunqu art to the American public. The Kunqu Society appreciates your kind support and donations,  please make the check payable to the Kunqu Society, Inc., Tax ID Number: 22-2963854.

 

 

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