Beijing or Peking Opera

In this lesson, you will learn common vocabulary words associated with Peking Opera as well as some of its history.

“Peking opera, or Beijing opera (Chinese: 京剧; pinyin: Jīngjù), is the most dominant form of Chinese opera which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics. It arose in Beijing in the mid-Qing dynasty (1644–1912) and became fully developed and recognized by the mid-19th century.” (Read more on Peking Opera’s Wikipedia page HERE.

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