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The Guangzhou Opera House was designed by the world famous Iraqi-born, London-based avantgarde female architect – and all-around designer – Zaha Hadid, one of the busiest, most visionary (her style is officially designated as "Deconstructivist", a branch of Postmodern art) and most celebrated architects in the world, irrespective of gender. 

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Inside the concert hall (Guangzhou Daily) After four years of construction, unexpected delays, and a fire which nearly ruined the building in May 2009, the Guangzhou Opera House designed by British architect Zaha Hadid is now finally completed. Yesterday ...Read More
The new Guangzhou Opera House is still under construction on the banks of the Pearl River in Zhujiang New Town, but it's already attracting a lot of attention due to its bold and futuristic design. Construction and the exterior decoration are now completed. ...Read More
Canadian tenor Richard Margison is to sing the romantic lead in Turandot. (Henry Grossman) Zaha Hadid's design for the Guangzhou Opera House, which opens Thursday. (Zaha Hadid Architects) Canadian tenor Richard Margison is to sing the romantic lead in Turandot...Read More

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by Lita 2011-05-20
The Guangzhou Center for the Performing Arts raised its curtain for the first time last Thursday, officially opening the massive US2 million opera house. Opening night featured Chen Kaige's stage production of Puccini's Turandot. Chen is best known for his 1993 film Farewell My Concubine. The origins of the Guangzhou opera house can be traced back to 1987, ...
by Routledge 2011-05-20
"Five Goats with Rice Paddy" (Photo: Guangzhou Daily) "Guangzhou Opera House" (Photo: Guangzhou Daily) "Sightseeing along the Pearl River" (Photo: Guangzhou Daily) "Pazhou Complex" (Photo: Guangzhou Daily) A series of four special stamps presenting the landscape along the Pearl River in Guangzhou were launched on Monday (June 28). With the theme of "Urban ...
by Johanna 2011-05-20
The reporters visit Guangzhou Opera House Guangzhou Metro Line 4 Community residents welcome the delegation. Representing 18 overseas Chinese media organisations in 11 countries and regions, the reporters toured around Asian Games venues, revamped infrastructure, newly built landmarks and communities across Guangzhou. In particular, they got overwhelmed by ...