“I feel very content and blessed from watching the performance, which is brilliant."
Ms. Ishita Momokosaw: “I truly wish that more Japanese people could see Shen Yun. I was so thrilled by the music played by the Shen Yun Orchestra and the Chinese musical [...]
Seeing Shen Yun for first time, Mr. Akira Imai, a Japanese writer and TV program executive producer, praised Shen Yun, saying, “It can comfort the human soul, and make [...]
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Takatosi Gotou: “Though I don’t know Chinese, I still can understand the connotations [of the performance], as the performance is beyond the barriers of language.”
“Though there were complicated changes in formations throughout the performance, all of the dancers did it with ease, and their movements were amazingly unison,” Masaru [...]
Ms. Ikei said that she truly loved and cherished Shen Yun, commenting that "[Shen Yun] is God's most precious gift to mankind. That's what Shen Yun is. A real treasure."
"I warmly welcome Shen Yun to return to Japan, and I look forward to seeing the show next year."
“Once the curtains opened, the beating drums were overwhelming."
"This is my first time to see Shen Yun, and it turned out that the overall performance was a classic performance, which has left an indelible impression on my mind.”
“I’ve never seen such a vivid backdrop. It was perfectly combined with the performance on the stage.”
“My experiences of watching Shen Yun every year are different."
"The most ideal place to perform such a fantastic artistic performance like Shen Yun should be China, the mother land of the culture."
“I like the sound of the cello from the orchestra. When I listen to it carefully, I find the harmony between yin and yang."
Shen Yun "Displayed wisdom and strength, and emitted very strong and positive energy."
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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."