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CHINA NATIONAL OPERA HOUSE All right Reserved Beijing ICP 05018219号-1 Beijing public network No. 110101002625 Power by 300.cn
Address: No. 115, East Central Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing Telephone：010-65514787 010-65514736 Fox：010-65535572
Central Opera House is the national opera house under the direct administration of Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Chorus is the main consist department of China Opera House, meanwhile Chorus is a prominent and influential singing company in China. And most of its members are top graduates from conservatories of music all over the country who were well trained in music knowledge and vocal expression. In the past years, the Chorus has a wide repertoire ranging from well-known Chinese and foreign opera and vocal masterpieces.
Thanks to persistent effort of generations of artists in more than half a century, the Opera House has debut, staged and preserved a rich repertoire of word famous operas, including La Traviata, Madama Butterfly, Carmen, Giani Schicchi, Turandot, Aida, La Boheme, Rigoletto, Le Nozze di Figaro, Othello, Cavalleria Rusticana, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, I Pagliacci, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Roi d’Yis, etc.The Opera House has also accumulated a repertoire of Chinese operas, including LiuHulan,Song of the Grassland,Ayiguli, The 100th Bride, Marco Polo, Du Shiniang, Farewell My Concubine, etc. In 1988, at the invitation of Savonlinna Opera Festival, China National Opera House visited Finland and staged performances of Madama Butterfly, Carmen,Requiem of Verdi and some Chinese musical pieces, which received tides of praise from the media. In January 2008,China National Opera House toured San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington DC, New York, Houston ,Dallas of America with the opera Farewell My Concubine.
And the China Opera House also performed the masterpiece of WAGNER---‘TANNHAUSER' successfully in 2011, As well known ‘TANNHAUSER' is quite hard for Chorus to perform both vocally and dramatically. However, our Chorus not only gave a fascinating performance but also won many awards and cheers in ‘The First China Opera Festival’, which means a lot to Chinese Opera and our opera house as well. Operas that mentioned above gain awards from China Ministry of Culture and Tourism frequently. Most recently our Chorus rehearsed repeatedly for the purpose of giving our audiences more enjoyment visually and auditory. The concerts both included Chinese pieces and abroad works, we touring around the country in 2013, and gave our chorus concerts successfully in Nation Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing and the China Nationality Theatre during the year of 2014 and 2015.
Recently years, the Chorus of China National Opera House also paid frequent visits to Syria, Turkey, Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, Thailand, South Korea to stage foreign and Chinese operas, which were well received and highly recognized by both the organization committee and the audience.