Sunday, October 17, 2015, 1:30 pm. the Queens Public Library in Flushing and the Kunqu Society will present “Beauty of Kunqu • 2015 Fall Concert”

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Beauty of Kunqu • 2015 Fall Performance
崑曲之美 • 2015年秋季公演

On Sunday, October 17, 2015, 1:30 pm. the Queens Public Library in Flushing and the Kunqu Society will present “Beauty of Kunqu • 2015 Fall Concert”.

Kunqu Society artists Ms. Jiehua Shi, Mr. Fulin Wen, Mr. Min Cheng, Mr. Qinglin Cai, students of the Kunqu Workshop Yi Zhou, Carrie Mo, Hong Wang and well known musicians Tao Chen, Gang Tian, Jingqiang Guo, Yi Zhou, Lin Song Wang, Bairu Song will present two Kunqu plays “Longing for the Mundane World” and “Kneeling by the Pond” , and selected scenes from “In the Classroom” and “Encounter at the Pavilion”. Admission is free and will be held in the auditorium of the Library.

Established in 1988, the Kunqu Society is dedicated to introducing Kunqu, a 500-year-old Chinese Theatre, proclaimed by the UNESCO as “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” to the American public through lectures, performances and workshop trainings.

Prior to the performance, the Kunqu Society will award and honor the achievements of eight of the Society’s senior artists and Workshop teachers, Jifang Yin, Jiehua Shi, Qinglin Cai, Fulin Wen, Dezhang Wu. Taiqi Wang, Yeeping Lok and Haiyi Yin, for their life-long devotion to performing and teaching Kunqu art.

This performance is made possible by public funds from
New York State Council on the Arts and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.


法拉盛公立圖書館及海外崑曲社將於10月17日星期六下午一點半(1:30),聯合舉辦 “崑曲之美 • 2015年秋季公演”。海外崑曲社藝術家史潔華、程敏、聞復林、蔡青霖,崑曲傳習班學員周怡、毛雪珍、王紅,將與著名音樂演奏家陳濤、田剛、郭景強、周 懿、王林松等,聯合演出 “思凡”、 “跪池” 兩齣崑曲經典折子戲,以及 “鬧學”、“亭會”選段。演出地點在圖書館楼下劇場 ( 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11354 )。入場免費,歡迎各位朋友蒞臨欣賞。

海外崑曲社於1988年成立,每年舉辦講座、示範和公演,向愛好傳統文化和藝術的美國觀眾介紹具有500年悠久歷史的中國崑曲藝術。2001年,崑曲被聯 合國教科文組織評選為“人類口頭、非物質文化遺產代表作”。崑曲傳習班於1991年成立,聘請專業藝術家、音樂家教導學員崑曲表演和吹笛。崑曲傳習班每個 星期六上午10點到下午4點,在華夏藝苑上課(14-48 College Point Arts Center, College Point Blvd. , College Point, NY 11356)。

在公演之前,崑曲社將頒發“蘭花薪傳獎”給八位崑曲社資深藝術家和傳習班老師:尹繼芳、史潔華、聞復林、蔡青霖、吳德璋、王泰祺、殷海宜和樂漪萍,感謝他們長期為美國崑曲藝術的傳揚和傳承作出貢獻。

海外崑曲社本次公演得到紐約州藝術基金會和紐約市文化局的支持和贊助。

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