“It’s very touching, and I feel at one with these wonderful young people who are reaching out to us with a message of hope and joy,” said Mr. Reimer.
"We were really enjoying the presentation, the colors," said Mr. Newell.
“It's great,” said Nathaniel Newman, a Social and Behavioral Sciences professor at University of Arkansas in Pine Bluff.
Mr. Straham said everything about the New York-based company moved him. “The entire show. It’s beautiful.”
The group of friends not only found deeper meaning in the dances, they found enjoyment, education and fun.
Mrs. Wellner praised the dancers. “They are obviously very strong and flexible and what they can express with their movements is remarkable."
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Chad Fischer said, “I think it's really enjoyable. The kids really love it.”
Shen Yun is one of the most wonderful experiences in the arts he has ever had, Mr. Jordan said. “It's wonderful, very wonderful.”
Ms. McClure said the Shen Yun Performing Arts New York Company performance was “a visual feast.”
Ms. Littlejohn said, “I love the idea of moving through the history of China, and doing it with classical music and art."
"Oh, it was spectacular. It's just amazing. I was just blown away. It was terrific," Dee said.
"I think the orchestra is doing a very good job: clean tone, good intonation, very interesting, new instruments' sound."
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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.”
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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."