Title
  • Dr Liza Wang (Episode 1): A Lifelong Love of Cantonese Opera

Alternative Title
  • Interview with Artist-in-Residence

  • A Lifelong Love of Cantonese Opera

Creator
Date
  • 2020

Abstract
  • A seeker of challenges Learning the skills of singing, acting, reciting and acrobatic fighting at age 40

    A legendary diva in the performing arts industry for more than five decades, Dr Liza Wang has been an avid lover of Chinese opera from an early age. In a quest to explore her passion for Chinese opera, Dr Wang voyaged into Cantonese opera at the age of forty. Subsequently elected the Chairperson of the Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong (Barwo), Dr Wang has devoted tremendous efforts to the promotion of Cantonese opera in Hong Kong. The Culture Promotion Committee of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is honoured to present Dr Wang as this year’s Artist-in-Residence, and an exclusive interview with Dr Wang in three episodes. In this episode, Dr Wang talks about her love of Cantonese opera, and the synergy between her rich experiences in the performing arts and Cantonese opera performance.

    勇於接受挑戰 四十歲由頭學起唱、做、唸、打 

    投身影視圈半世紀的汪明荃博士,自小鍾情戲曲。憑著對戲曲濃厚的興趣,她四十歲時跨界鑽研粵劇,更因緣際會獲選為香港八和會館理事會的主席,為推動粵劇承傳四出奔走,不遺餘力。香港理工大學文化推廣委員會有幸獲汪博士俯允,擔任駐校藝術家,並接受訪問。訪問共分三集,今集汪博士將細訴她醉心粵劇的原因,以及其豐富的演藝經驗與粵劇表演如何相輔相成。

Table Of Contents
  • Dr Liza Wang has performed in more than 50 Cantonese opera plays and shouldered the responsibility of inheriting this traditional art for over 30 years. Why does Dr Wang love Chinese opera so much ? (0:14)
    Dr Wang is a versatile artist with excellent skills in acting, singing, and dancing. How do the knowledge and experience gained from different performing arts help her to perform better on the stage of Cantonese opera ? (04:19)

    汪明荃博士加入粤劇工作三十多年,一直肩負著傳承這門傳統藝術的重任,演出過近五十齣粤劇目,為什麼汪博士如此鍾情於中國戲曲?(0:14)
    汪博士是演藝界的全才藝人,不論演戲、唱歌、跳舞都十分出色。結合不同表演藝術的知識和經驗如何幫助她在粤劇舞台上有更精彩的演出?(04:19)
Source
  • The video was provided by Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Culture Promotion and Events Office

Resource Type
Format
  • video/mp4

Identifier
  • AIR_DLW_Ep1.mp4