Love, murder and remorse at NCPA
UnBalloinMaschera, Verdi’s masterpiece adaptation of King Gustav III’s assassination will be unveiled at the National Center for the Performing Arts on Sept 5. For the dance that combines love, murder, remorse with memorizing music, NCPA has tenor Dai Yuqiang in the king’s role and baritone Liao Changyong as Renato. He Hui and Sun Xiuwei will star alternatively as the love-torn heroin Amelia. Lyu Jia will lead the orchestra. 7:30pm,Sept5-8.NationalCenterforthePerformingArts,No2WestChang’anAvenue,Xichengdistrict,Beijing. 010-6655-0000. series is based on more than 600 sketches Dix made on the front line in Belgium, France and Russia from 1915-18. 9 am-5 pm, closed on Mondays, until Aug 30. Hall 10-11 of Guangdong Museum of Art, 38 Yanyu Road, Ersha Island, Yuexiu district, Guangzhou. 020-8735-1468.