“Dream of the Red Chamber,” composed in the 18th century and one of the Four Great Classic Novels of Chinese Literature, is a lyrical, star-crossed love story, filled with deception, extravagant displays of wealth, acts of friendship and loyalty, shocking acts of cruelty, and powerful demonstrations of love.
This production by Shanghai Yue Opera, accompanied by an orchestra, is a timeless, tragic tale of young people seeking truth, meaning and joy, set to powerful music and choreography that will move you to tears by the end.
Shanghai Yue Opera, with over 400 productions, is considered the top two opera companies in China and among the two leading Chinese opera genres alongside the Peking Opera. With an all-female cast performing every role, innovative techniques and meticulous attention to detail, it captivates audiences worldwide, preserving this cherished art form for generations.
Subtitles in English and Thai
Tuesday 17 October 2023 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday 18 October 2023 at 7:00 PM
Main Hall, Thailand Cultural Centre
Supported by Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Thai-Chinese Chamber of Commerce