Mr. Butty was so overawed by the Shen Yun artists, he would tell his friends that they must see the show for themselves.
“It was wonderful and perfect, very substantial,” Mr. Labarthe said. “The message was very important ...”
"A step back like this, even if it's just for one evening ... allows us to reflect."
“What touched me is how the music, dance, movements, reflect and enable us to experience profound emotion," Ms. Castongay said.
Aside from other dances, Ms. Shelley said the thunderous drumming sequence, Drummers of The Tang Court would linger in her mind.
"Oh it was really wonderful, amazing. I really liked it," said Ms. Milenkovich.
“Beautiful music. Very calming,” said Ms. Collins.
“I felt it from the movements, in the facial expressions of each artist, this divinity, this dignity."
"I believe that the magic that's emanated from the show just makes us want to go back to real values."
"Listen, I'm telling you, I came with some friends and colleagues and there are quite a few of us who remarked that there are scenes that give you goose bumps, literally."
Mr. Labadi said he enjoyed having the simultaneous translation of the lyrics on the digital backdrop.
Ms. Stakian said Shen Yun artists deserve an award of the highest accord.
Mr. Leyvraz said the show was so fantastic that they did not feel the passage of time.
Shen Yun Performing Arts made its 2009 debut in the ThéÃ¢tre du Léman in Geneva on Tuesday night.
“I would recommend to the people who did not see this show yet to go and see it.