Path of the Jade – synopsis for an imaginary opera

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Classical music looks increasingly to Asia for inspiration these days. What might an Asian classic suggest for opera? The Dream of the Red Chamber is a Chinese classic from 18th century, with Korean, Japanese and Vietnamese versions. I decided to cull a synopsis, which I called… The Path of the Jade, based on Cao Xue-qin’s […]