SHANGHAI, April 14 (Xinhua) -- The following are shows and exhibitions available in Shanghai in the coming week:
Heaven and Earth: Li Yu, the Poet Emperor (Future Kun Qu Opera)
Date: April 20
Venue: Shanghai Grand Theater
Taiwan Guo Guang Opera Company is known as a reformer of Chinese Kun Qu Opera. They bring a bitter-sweet love-triangle story between a Chinese Emperor and two beautiful sisters. Emperor Li Yu was born to rule a country. He was also one of the most talented poets in Chinese history. In this production, the director raises the question: "What is immortal -- power, love, or literature?"
Classical Selections of Operas and Musicals Concert
Date: April 21
Venue: Shanghai Oriental Art Center
The concert will be given by Adelaide Harmony Choir, one of Australia's foremost large choirs with a history of over 70 years. Its wide choral repertoire extends from oratorio and opera to operetta and songs. During this visit to Shanghai, it will perform many classical selections from world-renowned operas and musicals such as West Side Story, The Phantom of the Opera, Carmen, The Bohemian, etc.
Thonik: Why We Design (Exhibition)
Date: Daily except for Mon until June 2
Venue: Power Station of Art
The Power Station of Art is now presenting a visual design exhibition titled Thonik: Why We Design, to throw daring questions like "What's the meaning and role of graphic design as a medium in the digital age?" The event will revisit 14 groups of key works of the famous Dutch design collective, spanning their 25-year career.