(2004/2005)

2005


Date Event Venue

16,17/12 Solo Jingju performance at Christmas Celebrations AcuMedic Centre, Camden

13/12 Voluntary talk-demonstration and percussion workshop for a women only English class of learners from Bangladesh, Eritrea, Somalia, and Sudan King’s Cross Neighbourhood Centre, Argyle Street

30/11 2 musicians and 2 actors gave a short performance, talk-demonstration, and music and movements workshops Djanogly City Academy Nottingham

13/11 - 18/12 (Sundays) Opera Percussion and Movements Classes for Beginners.
Kings Cross and Brunswick Community Centre,
51 Argyle Street,
London WC1H
 

08/11

07/11
Workshops for schools

Jing and Kun Opera Performance with orchestra and English/Chinese surtitles.
The West Wing,
Stoke Road, Slough
SL2 5AY

11/10 Chinese Day’ Workshops on opera music, opera movements, calligraphy and dance Richmond House School, Leeds

4/8

Opera Percussion Workshops,World Music Week ReZonance

Youth Music Action Zone, Culver Centre, Thurrock

17/7
'Visions of the Orient' - Staines Street Festival 2005 A free family afternoon of Chinese music, opera, dance, tai chi, craft activities and more.Chinese Music and Opera performances by LJKOA Staines High Street

5 & 7/7 Solo opera performance and workshops on ‘China Day’ for St Andrew’s School, Greycoat Place, London

1/7 'Peking Opera Spectacular' at Warwick Festival
(English and Chinese surtitles)
Bridge House Theatre, Warwick School, Warwick

30/6 Performance of 'Picking up the Jade Bracelet', and music and movements workshop for schools Bridge House Theatre, Warwick School, Warwick

28/6 Chinese opera performance, and music and movements workshops
Wellington Primary School, Hounslow

28/4

'Understanding Beijing Opera' - talk and demonstration by Kathy Hall Organisers: Asia House and The Theatre Museum

The Theatre Museum, Russell Street, Covent Garden, London

24/4

LJKOA members only free music and movements workshop

51 Argyle Street, London

16/4 Introductory talk for National Beijing Opera Company's performances Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

22/2

Chinese New Year Percussion Workshop

Organised by LB Sutton Library Services for schools. 

LB Sutton Library Services

Function Room, Secombe Theatre

12/2

Introduction to Chinese New Year and Opera Workshop, organised by Wandsworth Council Leisure & Amenity Services Dept

Tooting Children's Library

3/2







King's Hall Lunchtime Concert (free of charge)
'Two Dreams' - a double-bill of Kun and Jing
Operas
1) Kun Opera - 'The Startling Dream' from 'The Peony Pavilion'
2) Jing Opera - 'The Spring Dream'

4 Workshops (free of charge)
1) Male Role and Horse-whip
2) Female Role Fan and Water-sleeves
3) Percussion
4) Percussion

King's Hall, University of Newcastle

30/1

Opera Percussion Workshop

Opera Movement Workshop

National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret's Church

29/1

'Two Dreams' - a double-bill of Kun and Jing Operas
1) Kun Opera 'The Startling Dream' from 'The Peony Pavilion'
2) Jing Opera 'The Spring Dream'
National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret's Church,

2004
10/1 Tanghui (private celebration) Newcastle upon Tyne

24/1 'The Soul of Love' - Festival of Lights free event in foyer. LJKOA musicians and actor performed in a fusion event produced by Continuuuum Arts Royal National Theatre, South Bank

31/1 & 1/2 LJKOA musicians and actors performed in 'The Soul of Mythical Pasts', produced by Continuuuum Arts Museum in Docklands

7/2 Performance for Chinese Cultural Night           William Goodenough House, London

6/3

BBC Radio 3 'Discovering Music' - interview on Jing and Kun Opera  

6/3

Voice and Music Workshop VM1

Cyril Black Community Centre, Wimbledon

6/3

Percussion Workshop P1
(same venue as above)

13/3

Voice and Music Workshop VM2
(same venue)

13/3

Percussion Workshop P2
(same venue)

20/3

Voice and Music Workshop VM3
(same venue)

20/3

Percussion Workshop P3
(same venue)

27/3

Kun Opera scene 'The Startling Dream' from 'The Peony Pavilion'
(Part of Creative Cultures Launch, LB Merton & Kingston)

Merton Hall, London

30/4

'Beijing Opera' organised by Asian Music Circuit and UK Beijing Opera Society for Dorchester Festival 2004, featuring LJKOA members as guest artists.

The Corn Exchange, Dorchester

2/5

Voice and Music Workshop VM4

Percussion (& Movement) Workshop P4
King's Cross Neighbourhood Centre

9/5

Voice and Music Workshop VM5

Percussion (& Movement) Workshop P5
King's Cross Neighbourhood Centre

15/5
Voice and Music Workshop VM6

Percussion (& Movement) Workshop P6
King's Cross Neighbourhood Centre, 51 Argyle St, WC1

24/6

Jingju and Kunju at Elton John's White Tie and Tiara Ball for the benefit of The Elton John AIDS Foundation Old Windsor, Berks

10/8

'All Around the World: Holiday Activities for Families'

Chinese Storytelling with Kathy Hall for children of all ages: The Ten Suns and The Flight to the Moon, illustrated with Jingju costumes and movements.
Porter Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, London

9/9

'Off the Beaten Track: Talks Series'

LJKOA presents Understanding Peking Opera.

Ondaatje Wing Theatre, National Portrait Gallery, London

10/9

'Off the Beaten Track: Music Series'

LJKOA presents Peking Opera Spectacular, an exhilarating evening of singing, acting, strings and percussion, not to mention magnificent imperial robe and full armour. We bring you Luo Cheng Jiaoguan (Luo Cheng at the Gate) and Guifei Zuijiu (The Drunken Imperial Concubine). There is also instrumental music in between the opera scenes.

Main Hall, National Portrait Gallery, London

18/9

Jingju and Kunju Showcase at 'Imagining Audiences', organised by Making Music for voluntary concert promoters in England

Barbirolli Room, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

 

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