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CCTV Opera Channel "To The Corner" Pays Tribute to the Memory of Yao Xuanqiu, a Performing Artist of Teochew Opera
Date: 2022-07-17      Source: Shantou Daily

On the evening of July 17, CCTV Opera Channel "To The Corner" broadcasted a special episode for paying tribute to the memory of Yao Xuanqiu, a performing artist of Teochew opera, who dedicated her life to Teochew opera and made outstanding contributions to the inheritance of Teochew opera.

Yao Xuanqiu was an outstanding representative of the first generation of Teochew opera performers who grew up after the founding of the People’s Republic of China. She dedicated her life to the inheritance and promotion of Teochew opera. She had been engaged in the arts for more than 70 years, and her name was closely associated with Teochew opera. The various female stage art characters she created were full of distinct personalities, local characteristics and the spirit of the times, forming an art gallery of contemporary Teochew opera stage characters, and making Teochew opera unleash unprecedented artistic vitality. In her later years, Yao Xuanqiu won many honors for Teochew opera due to her more than 70 years of hard work in Teochew opera. In October 2021, Yao Xuanqiu accepted an exclusive interview with the CCTV Opera Channel "To The Corner" Program. On July 2 this year, Yao Xuanqiu died in Guangzhou at the age of 88.

Source:Shantou Daily, July 17, 2022




来源:汕头日报 2022-7-17

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