NCPA children's opera commission Snow White will be revived

NCPA May/10/2019
From May 30th to June 2nd, 2019, the second round of performances for the NCPA children’s opera commission Snow White will be kicked off. With fair-sounding melodies, wide range of visual elements and vivid stories, Snow White will impress the children with opera world in a simple and easy-to-understand way.


Still of the Snow White

Since 2015, NCPA has presented four NCPA children’s operas one after another including The Fishman and the Goldfish, Effendi, Snow White and A Story about Growing up. These works not only help opera gain higher popularity, but also improve children’s artistic accomplishments and aesthetic abilities. In March 2018, a children’s opera Snow White came out with the great efforts from NCPA Resident Composer CAI Dongzhen, playwright CAI Jiahan, the Swiss opera director Stephan Grögler and other international creation professionals. With a catchy libretto and readily comprehensible melody, Story on Snow, Rainbow Kingdom, Blessing of Crystal and other singing parts of this work are favored by a large number of children audiences.


Still of the Snow White

From May 30th to June 2nd, 2019, the NCPA children’s opera commission Snow White will greet audiences again. In this round of performances, as the first-ever children’s opera commission “incubating and growing up” from NCPA Multi-functional Theatre to the NCPA Theatre. This upcoming round of performances for Snow White will also, offer top-quality production, beautiful music and brilliant choreography, as a gift for the children in celebration of Children’s Day on June 1st.

Still of the Snow White

In this round of performances, NCPA Resident Singer ZHANG Wenqin and soprano CHENG Wenhui will play the role of “Snow White”. NCPA Resident Singer WANG Kai and tenor HAN Junyu will play the role of “The Prince”. Mezzo-sopranos NIU Shasha and HU Yue will play the role of “The Queen”. The mysterious “Mirror” will be presented by HUANG Yanming. In addition, NCPA Resident Singer WANG Hexiang, singers ZHAO Denghui, ZHU He, WANG Le, ZHU Yizhang, WANG Xiaomin, HOU Liwei and YIN Yue will respectively impersonate the lovely Seven Dwarfs with different personalities. Moreover, the Beijing Symphony Orchestra will also be invited to contribute to this NCPA opera production, and roll out the cordial, cheerful and concise melodies under the baton of conductor YUAN Ding.
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