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Acclaimed Cantonese opera stars to share experience
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department will present a series of talks entitled "Cantonese Opera Libretti and Scripts – From Texts to Performance" from January to March. The six talks will be hosted by Sun Kim-long.
     Acclaimed Cantonese opera stars have been invited to share their experience of performing and interpreting the libretti of various well known repertories including "The Reincarnation of The Red Plum", "The Legend of the Purple Hairpin", "Princess Changping", "Snow in June", "The Nymph of Luo River", "The Reunion by a White Hare" and "The Peony Pavilion" by Tong Tik-sang , as well as works by other playwrights. Details are as follows: 
January 19 (Saturday)
Speaker: Yuen Siu-fai
January 26 (Saturday)
Speaker: Law Ka-ying
February 2 (Saturday)
Speaker: Loong Koon-tin
February 9 (Saturday)
Speaker: Nam Fung
March 2 (Saturday)
Speaker: Wan Fai-yin
March 16 (Saturday)
Speaker: Tang Mi-ling
     All lectures (to be conducted in Cantonese) will be held at 3pm at the Function Room, 4/F, Ko Shan Theatre New Wing. Admission is free with limited seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. For programme enquiries, please call 2268 7325 or visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/chinese_opera/programs_705.html.
     Members of the audience are welcome to stay behind to tour the Cantonese Opera Education and Information Centre, where they will be guided by docents and be able to see digitised versions of the libretti in its collection. The free guided tour lasts approximately one hour.
Ends/Friday, January 4, 2019
Issued at HKT 10:30
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