Tea: A Mirror of Soul
Tea: A Mirror of Soul (Chinese 茶 "tea") is a 2002 Chinese-language western-style opera by Tan Dun, to a libretto by the composer and Peking opera librettist Xu Ying. The opera was commissioned by Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Japan and was given its world premiere performance there. The United States premiere was given on July 21, 2007 at the Santa Fe Opera in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
- Opera America newsline - Volume 16 - Page 13 Opera America - 2006 "As part of the events surrounding the American premiere of Tan Dun and Xu Ying's Tea: A Mirror of Soul in the summer of 2007, The Santa Fe Opera will present the Festival of Tea."
- Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations Page 795 United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - 2007 "Santa Fe Opera of Santa Fe, NM received $55,000 to support the American premiere of Tea: A Mirror of Soul by Tan Dun with libretto by Xu Ying and the composer."