8月27日-28日北京京劇院美國巡演 --美国华盛顿肯尼迪中心紀念梅蘭芳“雙甲之約”

posted Jul 29, 2014, 2:53 PM by Louisa H

紐約、華盛頓梅華香韻,演繹梅派經典


著名京劇大師梅蘭芳先生是近代傑出的京昆旦行演員,不僅是四大名旦之首,還是梅派藝術創始人;同時也是享有國際盛譽的表演藝術大師,其表演被推世界三大表演體系之一。2014 年是京劇大師梅蘭芳先生誕辰 120 周年。在中華傳統文化中,農歷紀元 60 年為一甲子”,120 周年是中華農歷紀元的兩個周期,謂之雙甲子
為紀念這位把畢生精力奉獻給 京昆藝術的傳承與革新的一代宗師,也為更好地推動當今京昆藝術的發展,由梅派藝術掌門人、梅蘭芳大師之子梅葆玖提議,北京京劇院院長李恩傑策劃,舉辦《雙甲之約 —— 紀念梅蘭芳大師誕辰 120 周年梅派經典劇目展演活動》。
活動將由梅葆玖先生掛帥,集合當今部分梅派傳人,精選多部梅派經典劇目,沿著梅蘭芳大師足跡,重走梅蘭芳大師巡演之路。


地点: 華盛頓肯尼迪表演藝術中心The Opera House at Kennedy Center
時間:2014827 19:30
《梅華香韻》梅派經典折子戲《天女散花》、《廉錦楓》、《抗金兵》、《霸王別姬》、《貴妃醉酒》
時間:2014828 19:30
《穆桂英掛帥》


PEKING OPERA FESTIVAL

Watching an authentic Peking Opera outside China is a seldom opportunity. It is an art that most people know by name, but have never seen before. Peking Opera is more than just music and singing; it also combines drama, dancing, martial arts and acrobatics, which makes it one of the most multifaceted theatrical forms in the world. In 2010 Peking Opera was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO. The

Peking Opera Festival offers a fine selection of original plays accompanied by an introduction to some of the key facts about Peking Opera. Basic background knowledge about the meaning of typical gestures, the abundant make-up and elaborate costumes help the audience understand the fundamentals of this mysterious genre.

 In 2014, the 120th anniversary of the most outstanding Peking Opera performer of all times, Mei Lanfang, will be celebrated. He was the first actor ever to present Peking Opera abroad. Mei Lanfang's son Mei Baojiu, together with other outstanding stars of the Jingju Theater Company of Beijing, Mei Lanfang Jingju Troupe will present the Peking Opera Productions:"Classic Plays of the Mei School" and "Lady Mu Guiying Takes Command" in the United States of America.


Place: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing arts Opera House, Washington DC
Time: 8-27-2014 (19:30-22:00)
Name of the Show: Classic Plays of the Mei School
Time: 8-28-2014 (19:30-22:00)
Name of the Show: Lady Mu Guiying Takes Command


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