Origination · Mastery · Spirituality: From Yu Sulu to Yu Zhenfei
For over a century, The Yu’s has been enjoying its profound cultural accumulation of the family and has produced a lasting influence on China’s drama and culture history. As a versatile scholar, Yu Sulu devoted his life to the study of Kunqu Opera. He developed his own singing methods and compiled <Sulu Score> to record his remarkable styles and philosophies. Acclaimed as the “immortal Kunqu Opera master in the regions south of the Yangtze River”, Sulu has been training his son, Yu Zhenfei since an early age. Fully inspired by his father, Zhenfei cherished his passion and determination towards Kunqu Opera studies throughout his life, and successfully made himself a famous master and educator of Kunqu Opera.
<Origination · Mastery · Spirituality: From Yu Sulu to Yu Zhenfei> is a book related to an exhibition of the same name held by China Kunqu Museum. The book contains pictures of all the 224 pieces of relics and historical materials from the exhibition and provides a linear narrative to throughoutly demonstrate and explore the Yu’s art and teaching philosophies.