Dancers of China's Suzhou Ballet Theater perform in Ankara, Turkey, on Oct. 2, 2019. China's Suzhou Ballet Theater staged a stunning performance Wednesday in the Leyla Gencer Hall in Ankara. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)
China's Suzhou Ballet Theater staged a stunning performance Wednesday in the Leyla Gencer Hall in Turkey's capital Ankara.
Youthful and vibrant Chinese dance troupe showed a modern and exquisite choreographic productions inspired by traditional Chinese culture.
The artists performed episodes of Chopin's Poem, Tang Yin, The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Jiangnan in misty rain, and Tchaikovsky's Giselle.
Li Ying, artistic director of the theater, said lots of their productions, including Tang Yin and Jiangnan in misty rain, have combined Chinese Jiangnan elegance with ballets, as the two are both graceful in essence.
Pan Jiabin, also artistic director of the theater, said his theater is trying to establish its unique style and that he is glad to bring their own productions abroad at the 70th anniversary of the founding the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Hesna Ozlu, a music teacher from Turkey, said she was astounded by the sensational body movements of the dancers, adding the costumes and the stage also left a great impression.