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MVOH Cantonese Opera Artistic Demo/Talk 粵劇紥腳功架及音樂拍和示範講座

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Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library

Robarts Library 8th Floor, U of Toronto, 130 St. George St.

Toronto, ON M5S 1A5

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Multi Voices One Heart: Celebrating Canada 150 in Cantonese Opera

「萬千聲音 眾志一心」粵劇粵曲推廣計劃__________________________________________________________________

Cantonese Opera Artistic Demo/Talk 粵劇紥腳功架及音樂拍和示範講座

Public Program in Cantonese with English translation (Free but pre-registration required)

3:45pm admissions

4:00pm Demo (1): Demystifying the Bound Feet Act紥腳功架

Ms WONG Chiu Kwan, a leading Cantonese opera star from Hong Kong reveals the secret of how woman warriors in Cantonese opera manage to perform on bound feet. She will also talk about the long years of training she has undertaken in order to master the art of singing, dancing and fighting on stage on bound feet as a woman warrior .

4:45pm Demo (2): The Art of Pak Wo拍和 (Musical Accompaniment)

Mr LAU Wing Chuen, the Cantonese opera maestro who has taught generations of professional and amateur singers on both sides of the Pacific, will invite his band to accompany two of his students in order to illustrate the unique dynamics between the singers and musicians in Cantonese opera.

5:30pm Q&A, followed by refreshments provided by HKETO

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Organizer: MVOH Steering Committee

Co-presenter: PCHC-Museum of Migration Society

Sponsors: Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library, U of Toronto

Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto)

Partners: Hong Kong Canada Cross Currents

Hong Kong Studies Initiative, UBC

David See-Chai Lam Centre for International Communication, SFU

Toronto Ward Museum

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Robarts Library 8th Floor, U of Toronto, 130 St. George St.

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