Taking traditions to tomorrow: the art of Kunqu Opera

Kunqu Opera is an ancient type of Chinese opera, one of the oldest still in existence today. Performing the art requires skilled emphasis on rhythm and articulation.

Filmed by Tang Dafei and Zhou Shengjie. Edited by Zhong Youyang. Translated by Chen Zheyu. Polished by Andy Boreham.

Kunqu Opera is an ancient type of Chinese opera, one of the oldest still in existence today. Performing the art requires skilled emphasis on rhythm and articulation.

Luo Chenxue, who has been performing Kunqu Opera for more than 10 years, has come a long way. With hard work and continuous practice, she tries her best to innovate her own characters while passing on the tradition.

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