China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater

“Meeting with Opera Queen Katia Ricciarelli" Held at China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater
Time:04.21.2015

On the evening of August 19, the "Meeting with One of the World's Top Ten Soprano Katia Ricciarelli" was held at China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater. The event was hosted by Deputy Head of Opera Troupe of China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater Zhu Yalin, and Head of Opera Troupe of China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater Tian Yan and President of Beijing Brilliant International Art Center Liu Songhu made welcome speeches. The professor of Chinese Vocal Music Academy and the chief tenor of Sydney Opera House, Australia Ding Yi went to the site in person. Dozens of media were attracted by the meeting and interviewed onsite.

 

Speech of Head of Opera Troupe of China National Opera & Dance Drama Tian Yan

 

Head of Opera Troupe of China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater Tian Yan indicated in the speech that: this master class can not only let masters to better understand the creation abilities and artistic standards of professional troupes led by China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater but also improve the international awareness and influence of China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater and Chinese opera.

 

The photo of Troupe Head Tian Yan (second from left), Troupe Deputy Head Zhu Yalin (one from left), Art Center President Liu Songhu (one from right) and the master Katja Liqialeili

 

President of Beijing Brilliant International Art Center Liu Songhu indicated that this event brought a rare learning opportunity and also showed booming Chinese art upgrading and culture concept to the whole world.

 

Opera Queen Katja Liqialeili also made a gracious speech. She said that she was very appreciated the invitation of Beijing Brilliant International Art Center and the supports from China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater, and she was looking forward to fully communicate with Chinese vocal music teachers, actors, actress and students. She believed that this would be a good opportunity for the fusion of Chinese and Western opera culture. As one of the leaders in the golden age of opera, Katja Liqialeili talked about the interesting things in her opera rehearsal to students, activating the climactic moment.

 

Souvenir Photo

 

Finally, Katja Liqialeili said that she was looking to establish a long-term cooperate relationship with China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater, bringing the purest Italian opera into China, and introducing young and excellent Chinese singers to help them interpret their dreams to perform operas to the world.