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The Peony Pavilion

 

The Peony Pavilion

The Peony Pavilion is one of Chinese Classics written by Tang Xianzu in the Ming Dynasty. It is a romantic masterpiece in the Chinese opera history and it is said to be the Eastern version of Romeo & Juliet. The performance tradition has focused on the love story between Du Liniang and Liu Mengmei.

Kunqu Opera

 

Kunqu Opera

Kunqu Opera is one of the oldest forms of opera still existing in China, with its origins dating back to the end of the Yuan Dynasty and beginning of Ming Dynasty in Kunshan, a place near Suzhou.


 

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