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The large-scale original opera "Red Gang Tailor" was staged on the 21st 2013-05-18

 

The world's music language is used to showcase Ningbo's characteristic culture. From May 21st, the large-scale original opera "Red Gang Tailor" created by the Central Opera House and Ningbo Performing Arts Group Co., Ltd. will perform two nights at the Ningbo Grand Theatre. The artistic director is Zou Jianhong, chairman of Ningbo People's Ningbo Performing Arts Group. “Red Gang Tailor” is a bright spot in Ningbo business culture. It is a pioneer in modern Chinese clothing and a valuable brand image. "What kind of literary form is used to express the 'Red Gang Tailor' dare to be the first Ningbo spirit? We have been thinking about this for a long time, and listened to the opinions of many experts. Later, everyone agreed that the opera is more appropriate." Indeed, opera It is a kind of drama that combines music, poetry, dance and other arts, mainly in singing. It is a kind of drama that is widely spread in the world. “Ningbo is an open city and an inclusive city. It has a certain degree of fit in interpreting the spirit of red gang tailoring with internationally popular dramas,” said Zou Jianhong. Therefore, the Ningbo Cultural Department thought of the Central Opera House. As an opera house with scale and strength in China and the Asia-Pacific region, the Central Opera House is home to many outstanding opera performers. Zou Jianhong believes: "The creative, open and international taste of the Central Opera House is just open and inclusive with Ningbo. The orientation of the city's culture is consistent. At the same time, Professor Yu Feng, the dean of the Central Opera and artistic director, is also a member of the Alainbo, who has profound insights and deep feelings for Ningbo culture. Therefore, the creation of the opera "Red Gang Tailor" is well established. The artistic director Yu Feng’s unusually powerful opera “Red Gang Tailor” reflects Ningbo’s local history and humanities. Based on the history of the development of modern Ningbo clothing industry, the drama tells the story of the competition between the two gangs of the Ningbo clothing industry and the gangs in the late Qing Dynasty and the early Republic of China. The main lineup of "Red Gang Tailor" is extremely powerful. Yu Feng personally wrote and co-produced with the famous playwright Hu Shaoxiang. The composer is played by the famous Chinese composer Jin Xianglai, who is one of the most outstanding contemporary composers in China. Cao Qijing, director of the Central Academy of Drama, who has won the Wenhua Award and the Wenhua Director Award, and the national first-level director Wang Huquan jointly directed this original folk opera. The co-director of the opera "Farewell My Concubine" won the Wenhua Award at the 9th China Arts Festival. Cao Qijing also directed the drama "The Wife", which included all the drama awards for Ningbo, and has a profound relationship with Ningbo. Emotional basis. Ma Lianqing, the national first-level dance design, took the design of the drama and invited the Beijing People’s Art Theatre lighting design Meng Bin to work together to create the drama. It is reported that on May 26 and 27, the show will also tour to Shanghai Cultural Square. Subsequently, the play will also participate in the 2013 National Art Academy's outstanding drama show, which will be performed at the National Grand Theatre Opera on September 17 and 18. News Background The origin of the red gang tailor was in Sun Zhangyu Village, Jiangshan Town, Yinzhou District, Ningbo City, and later developed on the banks of the Fenghua River adjacent to the village. Ningbo people used to call the blue-eyed, high-nose and brown-haired foreigners the red-haired people. The tailors who made the red-haired people's dresses were called red-gang tailors. The gang tailor has Shanghai as the center, affecting more than 20 cities across the country and many countries. The contribution of Ningbo Red Gang tailors is irreplaceable in the history of Chinese clothing. They created many firsts in the history of Chinese clothing: the first suit shop, the first suit, the tunic suit, the first suit monograph, the first suit craft school; experienced "Yokohama Port Appreciation, Shanghai Beach, Shanghai and Nanjing The line-up, the leadership of Beijing-Tianjin City, the leap of the three provinces, the creation of the Greater Wuhan, the development of the Great West, the expansion of Southeast Asia, the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and the Sanjiangkou dedication.