17 Jun 2018

BRIGHT SHENG: Dream of the Red Chamber

From Opera On Sunday, 6:00 pm on 17 June 2018
A scene from Dream of the Red Chamber at San Francisco Opera

A scene from Dream of the Red Chamber at San Francisco Opera Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

Sunday 17 June at 6.00pm on RNZ Concert

San Francisco Opera Season

BRIGHT SHENG: Dream of the Red Chamber

One of China’s greatest classical novels, as famous in China as ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is in the West, recounts the love triangle between a young nobleman and two very different women: one his spiritual soulmate, the other a beautiful heiress

Bao Yu......................... Yijie Shi

Dai Yu......................... Purem Jo

Bao Chai...................... Irene Roberts

Lady Wang.................. Hyona Kim

Princess Jia.................. Karen Chia-Ling Ho

Granny Jia................... Qiulin Zhang

Aunt Xue..................... Yanyu Guo

The Monk/Dreamer..... Randall Nakano

Lady-in-waiting.......... Amina Edris

Eunuch......................... Pene Pati

San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra/George Manahan (WFMT)

A scene from Dream of the Red Chamber at San Francisco Opera

A scene from Dream of the Red Chamber at San Francisco Opera Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

Synopsis of Dream of the Red Chamber

A scene from Dream of the Red Chamber at San Francisco Opera

A scene from Dream of the Red Chamber at San Francisco Opera Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

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