Chinese Opera Artist Qian Yi

Chinese Opera Performance with Artist Qian Yi

Lan Su hosts world renowned classical Chinese opera artist Qian Yi in the garden for a special performance in honor of the Autumn Moon Festival. This special performance includes both traditional Chinese opera singing, dance and music.

Proceeds benefit Lan Su Chinese Garden and support Lan Su's operations and events.


$45—Lan Su Members SOLD OUT!

$55—General SOLD OUT!

$25—Students SOLD OUT!

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Doors at 6:30. Performance is rain or shine, NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. No outside food, beverages, or chairs allowed. Seating is general admission. Each evening will also offer the opportunity to purchase wine, mineral water, and vegetarian noodle boxes.

No exchanges or refunds; however, you may donate your tickets back to us if you are unable to use them and receive a receipt as a tax deductible contribution for the face-value paid for the tickets (not the processing fees). Lan Su Chinese Garden needs to receive any donated tickets in the mail or at the gift store no later than one (1) hour prior to the start of the show your tickets are for - along with your name and address to mail you the acknowledgment letter for the value of your donation.

About the Artist

As a graduate of the Shanghai Opera Company, Qian Yi became known for her leading roles in The Legend of the White Snake, The Water Margin and other standards of the classical Chinese opera repertoire. The Chinese Ministry of Culture recognized her as one of the country’s finest young Kunqu actors.

In her debut U.S. performance, she was cast in the lead role of Lincoln Center Festival’s epic 19-hour production of The Peony Pavilion. New York Magazine, in reviewing her performance, recognized her as “China’s reigning opera princess.”

Since coming to the U.S., she has starred in numerous other stage and screen performances including at the Lincoln Center, Artists Repertory Theater, and San Francisco Opera’s production of Amy Tan’s The Bonesetter’s Daughter.

Additionally, she has starred in Alexander Ku’s Triple 8 Palace, an independent short film which received Official Selection at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and worked with Meryl Streep and Liu Ye in the film Dark Matter.

In addition to these performances, she has brought her knowledge of Chinese traditional theater to American audiences in an academic context. She taught Chinese Opera movement at Barnard College, Columbia University and has given numerous lectures and demonstrations at universities and museums around the country.

This event is sponsored in part by:

James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation

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