Workshop on Paai-ji (排子音樂) Music & Paai-cheung Acts (排場戲) — Building Blocks in Cantonese Opera.
- Date: 2nd October, 2019 (Wed)
- Time: 2PM-4:30PM
- Venue: Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (578 Carrall St., Vancouver, BC)
- Admission: Free; pre-registration required (get your ticket here)
This workshop will be composed of three parts, starting with a brief introduction to Cantonese opera for people who know nothing about Cantonese opera. The main workshop will then focus on the special features and key building blocks which explain how improvisation works in Cantonese opera. There will be demonstration of some of the recognizable paai-ji music and paai-cheung acts to illustrate the desired dramatic effects in the operatic show. (See poster for more detailed info.)