"All of the performers were very gifted," Ms. Li (an alias) said.
“Coming back to the orchestra, I must repeat that they emanated great harmony.”
Renowned German conductor Mr. Constantin Trinks: “It is most amazing that this show has live music—and the compositions were written by the group.”
“Loved the show,” said Mr. Oliver Krenz. “Wonderful,” added Ms. Jana Cuske.
“I’m delighted that this performance is marvelous.”
“This is intermission, so we have only seen half of the show," Eckhard Hassebrock added. "But we both are amazed. This show is far beyond our expectations.”
“As a rotary club member, I will ask everyone to go and see this show,” concluded Mr. Wittchen.
“I had tears in my eyes many times and was deeply touched. In our everyday life we should not forget that there is a divine power.”
"I have seen Shen Yun three times; year-after-year, and I find new things every year I watch it. It is absolutely amazing," Mr. Bayer said.
"There was so much to see, so much interplay, just like a mosaic," Ms. Pape said.
"The music is so versatile, as well the instruments. And the way the stage was designed was unique."
Mrs. Edda Kehl: "Everything is in such harmony, so uniform and so exact. I haven't seen such uniformity in Europe. This is unique and rarely seen."
"This is the first time we have seen such a show, and we have never seen such fantastic dancing."
Maryam Maleki: "I want to wish the artists all the best and hope that they will honor Frankfurt with their presence yearly over the coming ten years."
"For me, the show was a wonderful journey into China's culture. Each piece was perfect."
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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."