Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The creative process behind the San Francisco Opera's production of "The Bonesetter's Daughter," an opera adapted by Amy Tan and composer Stewart Wallace from Tan's 2001 novel, is chronicled. The documentary travels with Tan to China where she visits the home of her maternal grandmother; examines how Wallace and opera director Chen Shi-Zheng merged Chin (more…)

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Zheng Cao at the San Francisco Opera
02:37 — This online exclusive features a backstage tour of the San Francisco Opera, led by mezzo-soprano Zheng Cao.
Dalian Circus of China
03:33 — This online exclusive features some of the acrobats in the the San Francisco Opera's production of The Bonesetter's Daughter.
Folk Music Concert: Dimen, China
01:21 — This online exclusive features a folk music concert for composer Stewart Wallace in Dimen China.
Extended Interview: Amy Tan
03:55 — This online exclusive features extended interview excerpts with best-selling novelist Amy Tan.

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  • Premiered: May 8, 2011
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The creative process behind the San Francisco Opera's production of "The Bonesetter's Daughter," an opera adapted by Amy Tan and composer Stewart Wallace from Tan's 2001 novel, is chronicled. The documentary travels with Tan to China where she visits the h… (more)

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