Music and Dance

  • Impression Hainan

    “Impression Hainan” is the latest live theatre performance from the acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou , the architect of the 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies and award winning films “House of Flying Daggers” and “Hero”.As the first...
  • Zhang Yimou's Impression Series

    Zhang Yimou's Impression Series

    Zhang Yimou's Stage DirectionStarting in the 1990s, Zhang Yimou has been directing stage productions in parallel with his film career.In 1998, he directed an acclaimed version of Puccini's opera Turandot, firstly in Florence and then later Turandot at...
  • Liuzhou Song and Dance Troupe of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

    Liuzhou Song and Dance Troupe of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

    Composed of outstanding graduates from art schools and self-taught students from across the country, the Liuzhou Song and Dance Troupe of Chinese South Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is a professional song and dance performing group with 100 strong...
  • Hunan Song and Dance Theatre

    Hunan Song and Dance Theatre

    Founded in 1953, the Hunan Song and Dance Theatre has over the years grown from a local ethnic song and dance troupe into a provincial-level performing-art theatre with four troupes and orchestras (the Song and Dance Troupe, the Symphony Orchestra, the Vocal...
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  • Tai Lihua, a dancer of the silent world

    Tai Lihua, a dancer of the silent world
    Tai Lihua, the disabled lead dancer, was born on November 1976 in Yichang city, Hubei province. After an overdose of streptomycin to treat a high fever at the age of two, Tai began to lose her hearing. She didn't realize this until she tried to join a...
  • Ye Xiaogang

    Ye Xiaogang
    Vice President of the Central Conservatory of Music, Professor of composition department, Doctoral Advisor of composition department, commissary of CPPCC National Conference, member of China Federation of Literature and Art, Vice Chairman of Chinese...
  • Chinese Notable Violinist and Composer , Ma Sicong

    Chinese Notable Violinist and Composer , Ma Sicong
    Ma Sicong (马思聪) was a Chinese violinist and composer. He was referred to in China as "The King of Violinists." His Nostalgia (思乡曲) for violin, composed in 1937 as part of the Inner Mongolia Suite (內蒙组曲), was considered one of the most favorite pieces of...
  • Wang Xilin

    Wang Xilin
    Wang Xi-Lin was born in Kaifeng, in the Henan Province of China in 1937, into the family of a poor former official, though his childhood was spent in the Pingliang a small town in the Gansu Province. His interest in music began as a child, to the extent ...
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  • Pitch Pipe Pouch

    Pitch Pipe Pouch
    Early Western Han Dynasty (ca. 205-141 B.C.)Unearthed from Tomb 1 at Mamangdui, Changsha...
  • Dahu (大胡), also called Xiaodihu (小低胡)

    Dahu (大胡), also called Xiaodihu (小低胡)
    The dahu (大胡) is a large bowed string instrument from China. It has a large soundbox covered on one...
  • Sanhu (三胡)

    Sanhu (三胡)
    The sanhu proper (三胡) is a Chinese bowed musical instrument with three strings. It was developed...
  • Maguhu (马骨胡)

    Maguhu (马骨胡)
    The maguhu (马骨胡) is a Chinese bowed string instrument in the huqin family of musical instruments. It has two strings and its sound ...
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