The Promise (2010)

The Promise (2010)

Opera travels from Mongolia to Expo, by way of Broadway

May 25,2010  |  by Yang Jian

PART Broadway, part Asian steppes, the first modern opera from China's Inner Mongolia is getting its premiere at the World Expo.  "The Heart of Love," aka The Promise combines traditional Mongolian songs and dances developed by generations of herders on grasslands with typical Broadway performances..."Heart of Love" tells the story of a young Inner Mongolian man who leaves his lover to go to Shanghai for his career. He resists all kinds of temptations of the modern city and finally goes back to the grassland to marry.

Video: Xu in Hong Yan Solo

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Shanghai Expo 2010:
Blog Link of "the process" with video's and information

Xu in Rehearsal

Show Link:
Excerpts from the Performance at Shanghai Expo

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