Performance | China National Opera and Dance Drama Theatre: Confucius


In the troubled times, the muddleheaded emperor was addicted to women, which made Confucius' advice on politics exist in name only.

Treacherous and arbitrary ministers intrigued against each other with conspiracies spiraling up. Confucius presented admonishment to promote etiquette and benevolent government, but only to find that all the efforts were useless.

Unable to escape the imperial conflicts, Confucius was forced to become a fugitive. Trapped in extreme poverty and out of food, in the snow storm, Confucius seemed to see his ideal Great Harmony become true...