West Lake is a famous lake in Hangzhou, China. It is famous not only for its picturesque landscape but also for its association with many scholars, heroes in Chinese history. The love stories which took place in this beautiful place makes West Lake a romantic attraction too. Among all the love stories, the most well-known one is the story between Xu Xian, a scholar, falling love with a white snake who took the form of a pretty woman.

As the name suggests, Impressions of the West Lake, an opera show directed by the internationally acclaimed movie director, Zhang Yimou, who also directed 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, presents an impression of the West Lake. The music was composed by the Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning artist Kitaro. The stunning vocals are given by Jane Zhang.

The visual effects are great, music terrific and the vocals perfect. Take a moment and enjoy the show…

雨还在下,落满一湖烟
yǔ hái zài xià, luò mǎn yì hú yān
断桥绢伞,黑白了思念
duàn qiáo juān shǎn, hēi bái le sī liàn
谁在船上,写我的从前
shuí zài shuán shàng, xiě wǒ de cóng qián
一笔誓言,满纸离散
yì bǐ shì yán, mán zhǐ lí sàn

雨~~~ 站在湖边
yǔ ~~~ zhàn zài hú biān
雨~~~ 遥望北岸
yǔ ~~~ yáo wàng běi àn

雨还在下,落满一湖烟
yǔ hái zài xià, luò mǎn yì hú yān
duàn qiáo juān shǎn, hēi bái le sī liàn
谁在船上,写我的从前
shuí zài shuán shàng, xiě wǒ de cóng qián
一笔蝴蝶,满纸离散
yì bǐ hú dié, mǎn zhǐ lí sàn

我的告别,从没有间断
wǒ de gào bié, cóng méi yǒu jiàn duàn
西子湖上,一遍一遍
sī zǐ hú shàng, yí biàn yí biàn

白色翅膀,分飞了流年
bái sè chì báng, fēn fēi le liú nián
长叹一声,天上人间
cháng tàn yì shēng, tiān shàng rén jiān
雨还在下,淋湿千年
yǔ hái zài xià, lín shī qiān nián
湖水连天,黑白了相见
hú shuǐ lián tiān, hēi bái le xiān jiàn
谁在船上,写我从前
shuí zài chuán shàng, xié wǒ cóng qián
一说人间,再说江山
yì shuō rén jiān, zài shuō jiāng shān

the show Official Website: http://www.hzyxxh.com

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