What's on in Beijing

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BEIJING, July 7 (Xinhua) -- The following are a selection of shows available in Beijing in the coming week:

Dresden Kreuzchor

Date: July 9

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Place: Concert Hall, National Center for the Performing Arts


The Dresden Kreuzchor is one of the world's oldest and most famous boys' choirs. Its history dates back to the first mention of the city of Dresden in the early 13th century. Several times a year, the Dresden Kreuzchor goes on national and international concert tours. Moreover, it performs at international music festivals as well as countless radio and television recordings. The choir, with about 130 singers aged nine to 18, will perform about 20 songs at the concert in Beijing.


Chinese: http://ticket.chncpa.org/product-1060510.html#2019-07-09

English: http://en.chncpa.org/whatson/zdyc/201903/t20190327_200372.shtml

NCPA Opera Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Date:July 10-14

Time:7:30 p.m.

Place: Opera House, National Center for the Performing Arts


"Les Contes d'Hoffmann" is the last work of light opera master Jacques Offenbach, also one of his most famous opera compositions. The prototype of the hero is German writer and poet E.T.A Hoffmann, which tells a fantastic love story of Huffman and three women.

The NCPA production of "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" is another French opera masterpiece produced by world-acclaimed opera director Francesca Zambello and set designer Peter J. Davison, marking their return after the NCPA production of "Carmen." Stunning and fantastic stage design brings the audience to several romantic countries; unusual clothes highlighting the collision of classical and modern art tell the romantic and tortured love stories.


Chinese: http://ticket.chncpa.org/product-1060186.html

English: http://en.chncpa.org/whatson/zdyc/201904/t20190403_200617.shtml

One Starry Night: Out of the Blue

Date: July 12-21

Time:10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Place: Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center


As a unique combination of art and education, "One Starry Night: Out of the Blue" is a magic drama created by an international team. The show tells the adventure of a little girl named Lena who steps into a hidden world of classical paintings when visiting her grandfather in the summer. The drama is full of art elements including paintings and piano masterpieces, which will inspire children to explore the beauty of art.


Chinese: http://www.tartscenter.com/item/2114.html

English:http://timeoutbeijing.com/event/Stage-Theatre/172256/Magic-Drama-One-Starry-Night-and-Out-of-the-Blue.html Enditem

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