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Traditional Chinese music making waves in shekou
From: Shenzhen Daily
Updated: 2019-10-08

Mountain View Theater, a sleek and tranquil theater at the Sea World Culture and Arts Center, will embrace four musicians and their ensembles bringing the tonal and visual charms of traditional Chinese music. The artists will present concerts and relaxed meeting sessions to communicate with music fans.

Tsang Man-tung

Tsang Man-tung, a master of the Himalayan singing bowl from Hong Kong, will play tunes via striking bowls at a concert titled “Silence in the Woods.” Audience members will feel like entering the forest to listen to birds’ singing and connect with nature. The tunes are meditative and invite audience members to focus on inner strength. “Singing bowls have a very special frequency, different from other musical instruments, which seems to make time expand and slow down,” Tsang says.

Time: 8 p.m., Oct. 26

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Wu Shuang & Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe

Wu Shuang and Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe will sing songs with lyrics from Song Dynasty (960-1279) poems by Su Shi and Li Qingzhao. Kunqu is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese opera and dominated Chinese theater from the 16th to the 18th centuries. It has been listed as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO since 2001.

Time: 8 p.m., Nov. 30; 3 p.m., Dec. 1   

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Venue: Mountain View Theater, 3/F, Sea World Culture and Arts Center, 1187 Wanghai Road, Nanshan District (南山区望海路1187号海上世界文化艺术中心三楼境山剧场)

Metro: Line 2 to Sea World Station (海上世界站), Exit A