Man Xutong (Front) performs a Peking opera during a gala in Chicago, the United States, on Sept. 15, 2019.(Xinhua)
A series of classic Peking opera performances will kick off on Oct. 2, featuring young artists from the China National Peking Opera Company and 14 performances of outstanding plays of the company will be presented.
BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- A series of classic Peking opera performances will be staged in Beijing during a brand new show season featuring young artists from the China National Peking Opera Company.
The 23-day show season will kick off on Oct. 2, the second day of the week-long National Day holiday, presenting 14 performances of outstanding plays of the company including the folk legend-adapted opera piece Lotus Lantern.
An actress performs Peking opera during the opening ceremony of the Chinese Culture Day in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, Sept. 7, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Yong)
President of the company Song Chen said the performances will provide a platform for young performers to show their skills and serve as part of a long-term mechanism to cultivate a group of young talent for the company. ■