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From Don Giovanni to Peking Opera

23 April

Yiyun Gu presents

From Don Giovanni to Peking Opera

Friday 23 April 2021

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SHOW DETAILS:

Friday 23 April 2021

duration: tbc
times: 7pm
ticket price: $25 – $38
bookings: 03 9662 9966

Virtuoso pianist Yiyun Gu plays music by Liszt, Goossens and young female Chinese composer, Wang A Mao.

The mysterious incidental music by Goossens was written for Maugham’s play East of Suez, which was based on a story set in Beijing in 1920s.

A-Mao’s work was inspired by the traditional Chinese Peking opera. With the power of solo piano, she brings the five main Peking opera characters to life (male/female, young/old, hero/clown), conjuring the colourful costumes, painted faces, movements, gestures.

Based on themes from Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni, Liszt’s dramatic fantasy Réminiscences de Don Juan demands technical brilliance, and it will bring the whole recital to a marvellous conclusion.

Ticket Prices:

Be part of the limited live audience at the venue: $38
Livestream at home: $25

 

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Details

Date:
23 April
Event Category:

Venue

fortyfivedownstairs theatre
45 Flinders Lane
Melbourne 3000, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Phone:
03 9662 9966
Website:
http://www.fortyfivedownstairs.com/

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Artist
Yiyun Gu
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