Upcoming Events and Classes

  • 2020 Spring Course hosted by SOAS Jing-Kun Chinese Opera Society
    Kunqu performance course (acting and singing of the 2 roles of Du Liniang and her maid Chunxiang) from The Stroll in the Garden 《牡丹亭 -游园》Zaoluopao tune-title皂罗袍曲牌, 8 x  1.5-hour Saturday lessons 2.15pm-3.45pm,  dates: 11/1, 18/1, 1/2, 8/2, 15/2, 22/2, 7/3, and 14/3, with classroom performance on 21/3/2020.
    Requirements: one Chinese opera paper folding-fan with minimum 30 fan sticks and length 26/27 cm, one Chinese round fan, one Chinese opera ‘watersleeves’ practice jacket bought or hired, and flat, thin soft-sole shoes (like ballet soft shoes) or just wear socks.
    Course fees payable upfront before course commencement and non-refundable:
    £105; £88 (full-time students)
    Enquiries and registration: Course instructor-Kathy 07711 654663 or via website Contact Us page. 
  • 2020 Chinese New Year Celebrations at Maidstone, Kent, noon, Saturday Jan 25th,
    London Chinese Opera Studio presents Tom Stell in Peking Opera excerpt,
    The Imperial Concubine Intoxicated.
    Enquiries: kalarRED Bar Restaurant, Bank Street, Maidstone East, tel: 01622 686683

Other enquiries welcome:

  • Jingju or Kunqu classes/workshops or 1-to-1 lessons for singing only, or singing and acting.
  • Jingju or Kunqu classes/workshops or 1-to-1 lessons for beginners and improvers, all ages, in movement sets for watersleeves, round/palace fan, folding fan, cloud dusterhorse-whip and silk fans, with no singing.
  • Chinese Opera Make-up Workshops (with full stage make-up, head-dresses and costumes) for individuals or small groups on requests.
  • Lecture-demonstrations with PPT and props for schools, universities and community centres, on request.       

Instructor: Mrs Kathy Hall李惠馨, London Chinese Opera Studio