“The Performing Art of Hong Xianu” at University of Macau – proudly presented by Student Affairs Office & Choi Kai Yau College

澳門大學學生事務部及蔡繼有書院聯合鉅獻《紅線女藝術在全球 – 澳門大學站》隆重上演

Organized by Student Affairs Office & Choi Kai Yau College of University of Macau, Ms. Qiongxia and her Cantonese Opera Troupe are invited to deliver a lecture, as well as the performance at the Theatre of E31 Student Activity Centre on Nov 22 and 23, 2018. Ms. Qiongxia is a closed disciple of the late Cantonese Opera master artist, Hong Xiannu. She is a National Class One Performer, the Head of Zhuhai Cantonese Opera Troupe, as was a recipient of the 20th Plum Blossom Award for Chinese Theatre.

# Group photo after the Distinguished Lecture on Nov 22, 2018

The UM Distinguished Lecture Series with the topic of “Qiongxia – Hong Cantonese Opera Appreciation” is held on Nov 22, Ms. Qiongxia delivers an informative lecture of the art of Cantonese Opera from the different meaning of the unique types of roles and acting masks which includes SANG (male role), DAAN (female role), ZING (painted face), MO (old man role), CAU (clown). Each character has different age, gender and social status, the Ms. Qiongxia and the Troupe also illustrates those characters at the end of the lecture vividly. As a closed disciple of Hong Ziannu, Qiongxia proudly shares her performance formula and the special characteristics of the “Hong” style.

# Ms. Qiongxia is illustrating the “singing, acting, recital, martial arts and dance” of Cantonese Opera while our students are learning

A Master Selection of Cantonese Opera Excerpts is presented on Nov 23 by the Zhuhai Cantonese Opera Troupe and Chinese Opera Society of the UMSU, programs include “The Incident at White Water Beach”,  “Hong Sheng Stealing Box”, “Ximen Bao”,  “Di Nu Hua – The Fragrant Death” and “The Lost Kite”.

During the night, Prof. Kevin Zhen, Master of Choi Kai Yau College presents the certificate of “Choi Kai Yau College Honor Fellow” to Ms. Qiongxia. He appreciates Ms. Qiognxia and her Troupe’s performance and hope the Cantonese Opera, as a traditional performing art and as one of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, could be recognized, continued and spread by the young generation.

# Prof. Kevin Zhen, Master of CKYC is presenting the Certificate of CKYC Honor Fellow to Ms. Qiongxia

由澳門大學學生事務部及蔡繼有書院聯合舉辦,並邀請了紅線女關門弟子、國家一級演員及中國戲劇梅花獎得主賴瓊霞女士及其粵劇團隊於二零一八年十一月二十二至二十三日親臨我校,為澳大師生帶來了名為《紅線女藝術在全球 – 澳門大學站》之《瓊姿霞彩紅派粵劇藝術鑒賞講座》及《粵劇折子戲專場》。

澳大傑人講座《紅派粵劇藝術鑒賞講座》於十一月二十二日舉行。瓊霞老師首先簡單地介紹了生、旦、淨、末、丑這五個基本又極具特色的粵劇行當,透過現場演員栩栩如生的演示,解讀了每個角色之特點及其特別意義,包括其不同的年齡、性別和社會地位。隨後,瓊霞老師以選段的表演形式現場演示了不同的唱腔程式及紅派唱腔的創新。作為紅線女的關門弟子,瓊霞老師很自豪地分享了她對紅派粵劇的表演方式及特點。

而《粵劇折子戲專場》則於十一月二十三日,澳門大學活動中心的劇場隆重上演,當晚幾乎座無虛席,劇目包括《白水灘》、《紅線盜盒》、《西門豹》、《帝女花 – 香夭》及《搜書院之柴房自嘆》。當中,《帝女花 – 香夭》更由珠海市粵劇團有限責任公司演員張友及澳門大學學生會中國戲曲協會會長關文徵同學聯合演出;而瓊霞老師演繹《搜書院》之翠蓮一角,其聲線及唱腔更是繞樑三日,叫現場觀眾無一不拍案叫絕。

# 澳門大學學生事務長彭執中先 (左)  及蔡繼有書院院長甄勇教授 (右) 與瓊霞老師 (中) 相互致送紀念品

活動當晚,蔡繼有書院院長甄勇教授向瓊霞女士頒授蔡繼有書院榮譽導師聘任獎,冀瓊霞女士多來澳大及書院推廣粵劇文化,提高年青一代對中國粵劇此項非物質文化遺產的了解和熱愛,從而做到承傳中華文化、發揚光大。