Weekend performances in town

Writer: Cao Zhen  |  Editor: Zhang Chanwen  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2023-03-15

Brahms violin sonatas

Brahms’ three violin sonatas are among the greatest masterpieces of 19th-century chamber music. Yehudi Menuhin School’s violin associate professor He Shucong will collaborate with pianist Wang Chao to perform the complete violin sonatas.

Time: 8 p.m., March 18

Tickets: 50-380 yuan

Booking: WeChat account “深圳滨海艺术中心”

Venue: Bay Opera of Shenzhen, Bao’an District (深圳滨海艺术中心)

Metro: Line 5 to Baohua Station (宝华站), Exit A

Yu Guanqun

Vocal concert

Chinese soprano Yu Guanqun will sing a night of Chinese and Western lieder and opera songs, including works by Debussy, Satie, Mozart, Liszt and Verdi on Saturday night. Time: 8 p.m., March 18

Tickets: 80-380 yuan

Booking: WeChat account “GuangmingArtCenter”

Venue: Guangming Culture and Art Center, Guangming District (光明文化艺术中心)

Metro: Line 6 to Fenghuang Town Station (凤凰城站), Exit B

Dance ‘Deep in Memory’

“Deep in Memory,” performed by the Jiangsu Performing Arts Group, follows the survivors and witnesses of the Nanjing Massacre that took place when Japanese troops invaded Nanjing, during which more than 300,000 Chinese were killed in a six-week rampage that started Dec. 13, 1937. Dancer Tang Shiyi plays the lead role of Chinese-American writer Iris Chang, the author of “The Rape of Nanking,” who in the dance drama establishes a link with the main historical figures from the book, including John Rabe, Minnie Vautrin and Shiro Azuma.

Time: 8 p.m., March 16-18

Tickets: 280-880 yuan

Booking: WeChat account “juchengwangluo”

Venue: Nanshan Culture and Sports Center, Nanshan District (南山文体中心)

Metro: Line 1 or 12 to Taoyuan Station (桃园站), Exit B

“Man of La Mancha”

‘Man of La Mancha’

The Chinese version of the U.S. musical “Man of La Mancha” is adapted from Dale Wasserman’s 1959 teleplay “I, Don Quixote,” and tells the story of the “mad” knight Don Quixote as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing during the Spanish Inquisition. The work is not and does not pretend to be a faithful rendition of either Cervantes’ life or his story of Don Quixote.

Time: 8 p.m., March 17-18 (March 18 also at 3 p.m.)

Tickets: 180-1,080 yuan

Booking: WeChat account “SZpolytheatre”

Venue: Shenzhen Poly Theater, Nanshan District (深圳保利剧院)

Metro: Line 2 or 11 to Houhai Station (后海站), Exit E