This course will focus on the historical and cultural background, literary aesthetics, music, and performance of Kunqu, China’s classical opera. After viewing the lecture videos presented by scholars and renowned maestros in the field of Kunqu, students’ understanding and appreciation of Chinese performing arts, classical literature and traditional culture will be enhanced.
The Beauty of Kunqu OperaThe Chinese University of Hong Kong
About this Course
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all corners of the world. CUHK graduates are connected worldwide through an expansive alumni network.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM THE BEAUTY OF KUNQU OPERA
Beautiful lectures, especially the demonstrations. The subtitles are well scripted; I'm very thankful for that.
There are lots of very nice guest lecturers who are expert performers of Kunqu Opera. Very beneficial and enjoyable.
Amazing experience! I Loved Chinese culture before but now, it took me to another world. Thank you for this beautiful course!
Every week was an informative delight. Highly recommended!
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