Shen Yun Performing Arts made its return to the Prairies with a full-house opening show at Calgary’s Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on Easter Sunday afternoon.
“The story, it's fascinating, about the good and evil, and of course always the good will win at the end,” said Nova.
"The length, the extensions they're getting with their jumping, when they're doing a full split in the air, and that is one of the hardest things that anybody can do, but it's [...]
"Very beautifully done, there's no doubt about that," said Mr. Hirji.
Mr. Berbekar: “Very impressed with the classical performance."
“The songs were very spiritual, inspirational, ancient truths—very, very good."
“It was beautiful—aesthetically, visually it was stunning, it had such nice flow and momentum.”
“It’s a special gift for us and we’re very pleased,” said Mrs. Papish.
Mrs. Balm, “We love the music, its beautiful.”
Shen Yun Performing Arts left Dennis and Sherry Cooper with an elevated appreciation of classical Chinese dance after the couple took in the company's performance at the [...]
“I loved the show,” said Martin, praising the instrumentation in the performance.
Stonewall Bork, a musician with a business in mechanical repairs, said Shen Yun Performing Arts showed impressive skill during its performance at the Southern Alberta Jubilee [...]
“The orchestral performance was amazing. It was spot-on, very well put together. I've got to give [credit] to the conductor for that as well,” Mr. Makowski said.
Shen Yun Performing Arts enchanted a Calgary audience at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium with its Sunday evening performance.
Ms. Fakbaz said she also found the voices of the solo vocalists “beautiful,” and praised how the show interweaves vocal performances in between the dance pieces.
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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."