Highlights: Unveiling the mystery of Peking Opera
In this episode, we aim to provide a basic introduction to the complex art of Peking Opera. We discuss the history, the different types of characters, instruments, and conventions. Eyee and Xiaojun are joined in the Crossover studio by professional Peking Opera singers in their stunning and colorful costumes. They perform opera and demonstrate some basic movements. Even Xiaojun tries! By presenting these basics, we hope we provide a window into Chinese culture so you too can begin to appreciate this ancient art form. You don't even need to travel to China!
We also discuss the future of Peking Opera with our panel of guests. How do we revive this art form?