Rickshaw Boy (opera)


NCPA official documentary on the making of the opera

Rickshaw Boy or Camel Xiangzi (Chinese: 骆驼祥子; pinyin: Luòtuo Xiángzi; lit. 'Camel the Auspicious Lad') is a 2014 Chinese contemporary classical opera by Guo Wenjing to a libretto by Xu Ying after Lao She's Rickshaw Boy. It was premiered at the NCPA, China in June 2014.[1] NCPA Classics released both a DVD recording of the opera, and also a separate making-of documentary entitled Xiángzi de yǒngtàn (Xiangzi's chant) in 2017.[2]


  1. ^ Financial Times 2014 Rickshaw Boy, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing – review
  2. ^ 祥子的咏叹——国家大剧院原创歌剧《骆驼祥子》创排纪实 The Making of Rickshaw Boy NCPA 2017