Year, will fall on Ja
n. 28 this year.
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sh, also known as "Chu
ding the world famous Peking opera.Historical documents show that Kunqu was first performed in Beijing during the Qing Dynasty ▓(1644-1911) at Prince Gong's Mansion, which was then occupied by a royal▓ family."Floating Dreams" also gave the audience an early peek at the mansion before i▓ts official opening this Wednesday.Hailed as Beijing's best-pre▓served royal mansion, Prince Gong's Mansion will be opened to the public for the first time since its completion in 1777. Gardens in the compoun
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gin on Jan. 13 and las
t until Feb. 21.
American soprano Renee Fleming, who was in Beijing for an Olympic-themed concert series, was among the audience members.The opera will run unti
l Sat▓urday.Kunqu, the oldest form of Chinese opera, has spawned a diversity of genres, including the world famous Peking opera.Historical doc▓uments show tha
t Kunqu was fi
rst performed in Beijing during the Qing▓ Dynasty (1644-1911) at Prince Gong's Mansion, which was then
oc▓cupied by a royal family."Floating Dreams"