Lakeside Arts
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Monkey King: A Modern Beijing Opera


Friday 23 May, 8pm
Djanogly Theatre

Theatre & Dance
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£15 (£12 Concession)

THIS PERFORMANCE TOOK PLACE IN 2008 Click here to listen to a sample of a track called 'Voyage West' taken from Chi2's Monkey King show. Click here to listen to a sample of a track called 'Battle' taken from Chi2's Monkey King Show. Click here to visit their dedicated Monkey King website to view samples of their music and videos. Chi2 – Liz Chi Yen and Sarah Chi Shang Liew – have toured as Moby’s string section, played with Nelly Furtado, Goldfrapp and Lamb. Now they’re making their own headlines with a fusion of storytelling, electro-acoustic music, animation, and martial arts in a multi-media production inspired by the classic Chinese tale of Monkey King. ‘Double violin assault specialists’ South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes with interval China Now is the UK's largest ever festival of Chinese Culture, with over 800 events happening nationwide during the first half of 2008.