"Kunqu, My Only Treasure"

Sun. Jun 9, 2013 2:00pm - 4:45pm EDT
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"Kunqu, My Only Treasure"

THE ONLINE TICKETING FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CLOSED. YOU MAY PURCHASE TICKETS ON Jun 9, 2013, 12-2 p.m. at the WILL CALL DESK of Kunqu Society, Inc., Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway, New York). THANK YOU.

“Kunqu, My Only Treasure”: Centennial Celebration of Mrs. Chung-ho Chang Frankel

Mrs. Chung-ho Chang Frankel, advisor of Kunqu Society and renowned Kunqu practitioner, poet, and calligrapher, turned exactly one hundred years old this year. For her centennial celebration, the society cordially invites you to join us in a series of Kunqu events scheduled for June, 2013, and help send our heartfelt thanks and best wishes to “the last female talent of the Republic era of China” and “the foremost calligrapher of the xiaokai style,” Mrs. Frankel.

Among the series of events is the Kunqu performance of “Kunqu, My Only Treasure” on Sunday, June 9, 2013, 2 p.m., at Miller Theatre of Columbia University (2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027; #1 Subway Train @ 116 Street).

This program will feature Ms. Aiping Kong , top-ranked performer nationally in China, winner of the prestigious Plum Blossom Award for artistic excellence, and advisor of the Kunqu art for the Jiangsu Performing Arts Group. She will perform with the following Resident Artists of Kunqu Society: Mr. Min Cheng, Ms. Jiehua Shi, Mr. Dezhang Wu, Mr. Qinglin Cai, Ms. Ling Yang, Mr. Jing Shan, and Ms. Haiyi Yin. Together they will present four classical Kunqu highlight scenes: “The Pledging of Love,” “The Self-Portrait,” “Taken Alive,” and “Princess Florets.”

In the orchestra are: Mr. Jiannong Wang, lead flutist of the Jiangsu Kunqu Theatre Troupe, top-ranked flutist nationally in China; Mr. Yang Shen, lead drummer of the Jiangsu Kunqu Theatre Troupe; Mr. Zhiliang Ji, Vice Principle of the Wuxi Culture and Arts School and former Resident Artist of the society; as well as noted New York musicians Mr. Shirong Huang, Mr. Linsong Wang, Ms. Lichun Li, and Mr. Bairu Song.

Tickets: $50, $35, $20 ($5 discount for members of the society, seniors, and students)


NEW PRICES: $40, $25, $10

Ticketing options:

1. Online:

For members of the society, seniors, and students, please contact the society to obtain the $5 off online purchase discount code.

After completing your online purchase, you may choose to print out your ticket(s). On the day of performance (Sunday, June 9, 2013), please bring either the print-out(s) or the credit card that you used for online purchase to verify your identity and exchange for the actual ticket(s). Actual ticket(s) issued by the theatre are required in order for you to be admitted into the program.

2. Tel: (646) 427-4250

3. In person:
Jun 9, 2013, 12-2 p.m. at the Will Call Desk of the society, Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway, New York).

Group tickets: Please contact Kunqu Society.

The other Kunqu events in the series include: “Meet the Kunqu Artist: Ms. Aiping Kong” on Friday, June 7; 2013 Summer Concert on Saturday, June 15; and “Ms. Aiping Kong at the Kunqu Workshop” on Sunday, June 16, 2013.

For further information, please contact Kunqu Society:
Tel: (718) 352-0070, (646) 427-4250, (917) 495-4188 (Chinese)
Email: info@kunqusociety.org


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Miller Theatre Columbia University 2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027