Dance opera recounts story behind famous Chinese painting

2023-October-13 14:19 By:

In 1113, back in China's Song Dynasty, Wang Ximeng, an 18-year-old genius painter, put the finishing touches to his only surviving work, “A Thousand Miles of Mountains and Rivers”, a masterpiece of Chinese painting that was to shine through centuries of time to stun, inspire, and invite awe from everyone who lays eyes on it. Now, after around a thousand years, a reinterpretation of the painting by China Oriental Performing Art Group, “Poetic Dance: The Journey of a Legendary Landscape Painting”, which re-represented the painting with Chinese classical dance, injects fresh vitality into this important Chinese cultural relics in this new era.

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