The Dream of the Red Chamber Symposium @ HKUST – 歌劇《紅樓夢》研討會及預演

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29 June – 1July, 2015

FREE ADMISSION – Open Seating

Multipurpose Hall, Cheng Yu Tung Building, HKUST

 

三藩市歌剧院委約創作的一部源於中國古典文學名著《紅樓夢》的歌劇將於2016年秋進行世界首演。香港科技大學將為此舉辦一場研討會,匯聚歌劇主創人員黃哲倫(Tony Award最佳編劇獲得者,代表作電影《蝴蝶君》),盛宗亮(著名作曲家,代表作歌劇《江青》)和賴聲川(著名舞台劇導演,代表作《暗戀桃花源》)。6月29日的研討會以小說和歌劇改編為主題。知名文學教授李歐梵、鄭培凱等嘉賓將對話黃哲倫和賴聲川並就其作品進行深入討論。歌劇選段《葬花吟》詠歎調將在7月1日進行預演。

 

San Francisco Opera has commissioned the creation of an opera based on Dream of the Red Chamber, the most important Chinese novel, scheduled to have its world premiere in the fall of 2016.   To mark this special event, HKUST is holding a three-day symposium from 29 June to 1 July, 2015, bringing together the opera’s creative team including David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Chinglish), Bright Sheng (Madame Mao) and Stan Lai (Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land).

Events include a Roundtable Symposium 29 June, 2015 on the novel and operatic adaptation, featuring distinguished literary scholars Prof Lee Ou-fan Lee, Prof Cheng Pei-Kai, among others, and an in-depth discussion with David Henry Hwang and Stan Lai on their previous works.  The symposium will conclude with a “sneak preview” of Dai Yu’s Flower Pedals’ aria from the opera on 1 July, 2015.

 

 

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Roundtable discussion

4:30pm – June 29, 2015 (Monday)

 

Host/Moderators:

Prof. Angelina Yee – Director of LAPP Executive Education, Associate Professor, HKUST

Bright Sheng

 

Panelists:

David Henry Hwang

Stan Lai

Prof. Leo Ou-fan Lee – Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture, CUHK

Prof. Cheng Pei-Kai – Director and Professor, Chinese Civillisation Centre, City University of Hong Kong

Prof. Jianmei Liu – Associate Professor, Division of Humanities, HKUST

Prof. Shengqing Wu – Associate Professor, Division of Humanities, HKUST

 

Creative Team In-depth

4:30pm  – July 1, 2015 (Wednesday)

 

Host/Moderators:

Prof. Shengqing Wu – Associate Professor, Division of Humanities, HKUST

 

Guest Speakers:

David Henry Hwang

Stan Lai

 

The Dream of the Red Chamber Preview

5:30pm – July 1, 2015 (Wednesday)

 

Host/Moderators:

Bright Sheng

 

Guests:

Bixia Wu, Soprano

Amy Sze, Natalia Tokar – piano

David Henry Hwang

Stan Lai

 

 

 

* The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.