Based on Xu Xu' s novella. Performed in Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles.
1945. At night, a man meets a woman’s ghost. Like the moon above, the “ghost” is bright and pure. The man, moved and touched by her moon-lit beauty, seeks to unravel the enigma about her and see where their relationship would lead.
1955, the man has left post-war Shanghai and is alone in Hong Kong. The dark unforgettable memory of those times recurs again in same dark dank air, throbbing…
How does one free oneself from bondage? When the world of ghosts is revealed, we learn what it is to be human.
Script Writer / Librettist：Yi Heng
Set & Costume Designer：Ricky Chan
Lighting Designer：Leo Cheung
Repetiteur / Piano：Timmy Tsang
Ensemble：Hong Kong New Music Ensemble
Produced by RhapsoArts Management
Tickets available from 13 November at URBTIX outlets, on Internet, by Mobile Ticketing App and Credit Card Telephone Booking.
Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis.)
Group Booking Discount
10% off for each purchase of 4-9 standard tickets; 15% off for 10-19 standard tickets; 20% off for 20 or more standard tickets.
Patrons can enjoy only one of the above discount offers.
The performance will run for about 1 hour and 30 minutes without intermission.
Audience is strongly advised to arrive punctually. Latecomers will only be admitted at a suitable break. Presenter reserves the right to change the programme and artists.
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Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
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A series of three talks in which the composer Chan Hing-yan, set and costume designer Ricky Chan, script writer / librettist Yi Heng and moderator Matthew Cheng will discuss in depth about the creation process of the Chamber Opera in respect of the music, stage set and libretto. All three talks will be conducted in Cantonese. For details, please refer to the Chinese version.