The second phase of “Starting from Yan’an” on the main station broadcasts Guan Xiaotong and 90-year-old artist Qiao Peijuan discussing Yan’an classics-International Online

The second phase of “Starting from Yan’an” on the main station broadcasts Guan Xiaotong and 90-year-old artist Qiao Peijuan discussing Yan’an classics

The second phase of the large-scale cultural program “From Yan’an” will meet the audience at 19:30 on the CCTV Variety Channel this Sunday, May 29. The first episode of the show, with its high conception and high standing, unique youth perspective, and innovative literary and artistic connection, has won high attention from the audience and the industry, with a total exposure of 2.5 billion people. Yan Jingming, vice chairman of the Chinese Writers Association, spoke highly of “From “Departing from Yan’an” is a “sophisticated creation of historical dialectics, broad vision and advanced technology”.

△ Poster of the second phase of the large-scale cultural program “From Yan’an”

The upcoming second episode of the program will continue the popular series of “Post-90s Dialogue with Post-90s”, featuring 90-year-old opera performance artist and consultant of the 2015 version of the opera “White Haired Girl” Qiao Peijuan and young actors.Guan XiaotongAt the same time, with the opera “The White Haired Girl”, an important literary and artistic work of the Yan’an period, as an index, the new opera “The White Haired Girl”, the dance drama “Heavenly Road”, the movie “My Motherland and Me”, and the orchestral “Spring Festival Overture” are displayed. The masterpieces of literature and art weave a splendid picture of Chinese literature and art in the new era.

  Don’t forget to come and interpret “The White-Haired Girl” from the perspective of youth

“Starting from Yan’an” realizes the youthful expression of red culture, uses history to answer the future, and makes the classics of the times shine. Carry value with stories. The red classic that appeared in the second program is the opera “The White-Haired Girl”, which created a precedent for Chinese national opera.

△Senior artist Qiao Peijuan

“What touches people, and how do people understand this classic in the new era?” In the second episode of the program, young seeker Guan Xiaotong asked about the opera “The White-Haired Girl”, opening the door to the memory of grandmother Qiao Peijuan, a senior artist. “The old society turned people into ‘ghosts’, but the new society turned ‘ghosts’ into people.” “The White-Haired Girl” tells the story of Xi’er, a peasant’s daughter who was exploited and oppressed by the landlord. Her father was forced to death and fled. The tragic stories of the mountains and forests for more than ten years show the miserable fate of the people in the old society where the wind and rain are dark and the night is like a rock. Three thousand blue silks, once with gray hair, this is an indictment of the old society, from “Xie Er” to “white-haired girl”, this is the portrayal of women in the old society. When “The White-Haired Girl” came out that year, Yan’an cried a lot, because “Xi’er” was not someone else, but the audience themselves, as well as their mother and sister.

△Youth Seeker Guan Xiaotong

In addition to revisiting the story of “The White-Haired Girl”, the program also revealed the reasons why this national opera has continued to perform so far. “People’s life is the only inexhaustible source of literature and art.” The play “Women” is written for the people, for the people, and for the people.” Not only that, in the collision of youth and classics, young seekers also brought new questions: “What should young people do if they can’t read “The White-Haired Girl”?” At this time, 90-year-old grandma Qiao Peijuan was excited and nervous. Holding Guan Xiaotong’s hand tightly, he told her deeply: “The White-Haired Girl just uses such a work to tell the current young audience what is the old society and what is the new society.” The creation of “The White-Haired Girl” is precisely to create a “rich, free, democratic, prosperous, and free from foreign aggression country.” Infecting everyone, it also made Guan Xiaotong cry for a while.

Fang Zhixiang He is writing a masterpiece of the new era for the people

“The White-Haired Girl” has touched countless people who have turned into masters, and has also influenced countless literary and artistic workers, and singing artist Guo Lanying is one of them. In the form of a stage drama, the program shows how Guo Lanying, a young man, followed the revolutionary team wholeheartedly and performed for the people. Even when she was in her 80s, she still insisted on being at the rehearsal site of the new version of “The White-Haired Girl”, physically demonstrating to the actors. Like her, there is also the old artist Liu Shiming. Even in the advanced stage of cancer, he still comes to the scene to give guidance, and uses a seat with a thick cushion to resist the torture of the pain.

△The stage drama presents the artistic turning point of Guo Lanying going to the revolution to perform for the people when she was young

Twist the wheel of time, light and shadow flow, and time returns to the present. Under the guidance of director Zhu Yalin, the program presents the latest posture of “The White-Haired Girl”, and along the story of “The White-Haired Girl”, the program will also show a new era “rooted in the people, learning from the people” creative inspiration”.

△ Director Zhu Yalin will bring a new version of the opera “The White-Haired Girl”

Under the guidance of dance drama director Wang Ge, the dance drama “Heaven Road”, which tells the story of the railway soldiers of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, brought a shocking performance to the audience. Behind this work, more than 50 people are buried in the Guanjiao Tunnel of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The heroic past of the young railway soldier.

△ Director Wang Ge said that in order to create “Heaven Road”, they went deep into the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau to draw materials

Filmmaker and director Huang Jianxin brought the film “My Motherland and Me”, which records “historical moments” and showcases “people’s memories”. Together with young seeker Guan Xiaotong, they reviewed the exciting moment of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

△ Director Huang Jianxin talks about the creative experience of the movie “My Motherland and Me”

In the narration of Zhao Cong, the head of the Central Chinese Orchestra, and Li Dakang, the son of the first head Li Huanzhi, the story of Mr. Li Huanzhi’s creation of “Spring Festival Overture” using folk yangko and northern Shaanxi folk songs as materials was slowly told, and the familiar melody sounded. The charm of folk music is fully released, “Listen! This is our own Chinese music!”

△Zhao Cong and Li Dakang will share with the audience the details of Li Huan’s creation of “Spring Festival Overture”

Whether it is the opera “The White-Haired Girl” that maintains its artistic charm, or the successful and shocking literary and artistic works of the new era, the biggest common denominator is “rooted in the people” – is this the second issue of “From Yan’an”? What answer does Guan Xiaotong, a youth seeker, want to find from history? Open the CCTV Variety Channel at 19:30 this Sunday, walk into the sky of history together, illuminate the present with classics, and enjoy an audio-visual and spiritual journey!

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