Mr. Huang Jianlong: “I did not expect that Shen Yun would be able to demonstrate both the essence and the profundity of the Chinese culture. That’s why I was so moved and [...]
“It’s terrific that such a marvelous performance can come to Taiwan. I will be back next year if possible."
Mr. Yan Jeou-Hsiung: “There were Mongolian, Tibetan, Han, Bai, and Yi dances. The artists were able to bring out the essence of these folk and royal dances, and they looked [...]
Amazed by the music, he noted, “Talking about the orchestra composed of Eastern and Western classical musical instruments, I have never seen such a special combination. The [...]
Chen Jinxiong: "I really admire how Shen Yun incorporates Chinese traditions and divinely inspired culture into the storylines."
Mr. Liao found it very interesting that the Shen Yun Orchestra seamlessly blends Eastern and Western musical instruments and that the interactions produce magnificent euphonic [...]
“Every time I come, I feel stunned in a different way,” said Ms. Chen, who has watched Shen Yun six times.
Ms. Hsu was very impressed with Shen Yun’s outstanding and superb presentation.
Ms. Kao Shu-Chuan: “We should rediscover the values of mankind. I found the universal value, the most fundamental value of mankind—kindness, in Shen Yun."
Joseph Kuo Nan-Hong: "My wife saw it in Los Angeles once and she said that she wanted to see it again. I will meet my friends in southern Taiwan and attend the performance [...]
The dancer felt that experiencing Shen Yun fulfilled a deep wish she had as an artist. "I tried to control my emotion, because a show with such gorgeous costumes, magnificent [...]
“The program is well designed, and the colors and the costumes match perfectly.” Hwang Ren-Lai added that these elements where what made the performance so outstanding and [...]
Talking about the choreography, costumes, dances and actors’ statures and movements, Lin Tai-Hua commented, “Being a Chinese audience member of the show, I am proud of them.”
Every year before Shen Yun tours Taiwan, Mr. Chen would tell his students and their parents that they must go and see it. “After you have seen it, you will know what I told [...]
Mr. Liu: "The stories such as Journey to the West and the Shaolin Temple are just great!"
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Mr. Liossis also enjoyed the solo vocalists. "It was very nice. I understood the lyrics on the screen, they were very touching," he said.
For David Slocum, one of the founding members of the CNY Ballet Company, Shen Yun was an entirely new experience.
Shen Yun Performing Arts graced the stage at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater on May 12, delighting the audience with a revival of the oldest culture in the world.
“It lifts my spirit,” Carol Smith said. “I'm absolutely changed by the music.”
“I think it's wonderful just how 'classic' it is,” said Dr. Scharoun of Shen Yun. “I'm really starting to understand a lot of the history of China through the dance.”
Shen Yun Performing Arts presented a revival of the 5,000-year-old Chinese culture at the The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater Sunday night.
Ms. Catherine Koch said the singing was “powerful” and said she hadn't heard the style used by Chinese singers before. “That was really awesome,” she said. “I loved it.”
Mrs. Gao deeply appreciated many aspects of the performance. She said "The orchestra was great! The dancing was excellent. The singing was also awesome."
“I loved the dancing. I love the colors,” Dr. Authur Ostrowski said of the May 12 performance of Shen Yun Performing Arts New York Company at the Cadillac Palace Theater.
Dr. Robert Gasior was impressed by the opening number, Descending to the World, and said, "It was superb, I thought everything—was quite excellent."