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Classical opera comes to Met's Chinese garden

Updated: 2012-12-05 00:20
By China Daily USA

The Peony Pavilion, a masterpiece of Chinese Kunqu opera from the 16th century, proved its durability by thrilling New Yorkers in a fresh production directed by Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun. The classical opera was staged at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from Nov 29 to Dec 2nd.

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