The couple was very touched and moved by Shen Yun: "This show gives you hope, the hope of a better life—this is important!"
Mr. De Vos: "This show is an experience of what China is. We can see this respect for nature that we, on the contrary, have lost. And this spiritual side which is very [...]
"In fact, it's a spectacular performance, which is extremely comprehensive since it combines visual effects and video, as well as poetry and decoration."
Dr Benassi first realized that Chinese culture is “really centred on the soul”: “I was surprised to hear how deeply it’s rooted, the concept of the soul and the soul [...]
Mike Miller could feel ancient culture through the moves expressed from the dancers and this is, for him, is something you can’t find anymore in modern art.
For Jonas, Shen Yun “was a symphony of harmony.” “I liked the way it was orchestrated, it was impeccable and marvelous—really! The music was a merging of different [...]
Ms. Philippe said the show was “amazing! I don't even know what to say, it was really great, very, very professional.”
"The show is magical," said Mrs. Malamatenios.
"It's teamwork, each person must have confidence in the other. One can be gifted, give magnificent performances, but at the same time, it's always a team effort."
“One can truly understand through the dances and dancers, the spirit of the people and the history of China.”
"It's a great show," Ms. Bourlon said.
"We feel like the characters are coming from the backdrops when the divine [beings] arrived on earth from distant kingdoms," said Ms. Symons.
"Fantastic! Marvellous,” summarized Mr. Timmermans at the end of the show.
"I'm really very impressed. I really did not expect a show like this," Jean-Pierre Braine said.
"It was absolutely extraordinary,” said Mr. Fautré.
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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."