Shaanxi Opera

Shaanxi Opera is a kind of opera that cannot be beard by ordinary man. It always go through the great sorrow with great rejoicing. But, you are very likely to be feeling an absence of virile beauty if you don’t experience the roaring Shaanxi Opera in person when you come to Xian. In Xian, nothing is more rhythmic than tasting the Crumbled Unleavened Bread in Mutton Stew (Yangrou Paomo), having a stroke of spicy wine, and immersing yourself in the epic Shaanxi Opera.

Jia Pingwa, a famous Chinese writer in Shaanxi Province once written: “ For Shaanxi Opera, the lovers love to be mad, and the haters hate it to death.” Yes, this is what Shaanxi Opera is.

Shaanxi Opera is a unique local opera in China’s northwestern Shaanxi Province. It is the oldest tune art in China’s national dramas and is mainly popular in northwestern China. The tone of Shaanxi Opera is high and passionate, intense and rapid, just like roaring when people sing, which makes it a distinctive cultural scenery of Shaanxi Province.

Xian Yisu Grand Theatre is the best place to watch the performance of Shaanxi Opera. It is located in Anban Street, Beilin District, Xian. Here, you can view the most authentic Shaanxi Opera performance.