“I love the color. I think it's great, all the different colors. The costumes they have are oranges and pinks and blues and greens and yellows, but it all works.”
Wherever Shen Yun performs, VIPs honor the New York-based company with proclamations and letters of welcome, congratulating and praising it. Minnesota VIPs were no exception, [...]
In mentioning the orchestra composed of both Chinese and Western instruments, Sgt. Moss said. “I think that music is always a universal way of conveying, you know, [what] we [...]
Mr. Richard Kramp elaborated on how the New York-based show touched him, “Spirituality has a place everywhere, and I didn't realize how spiritual China was."
"I don’t know if you would call it a transcendent culture or just that it is a timeless culture," Mr. Patrick Thielen said, as he related what he learned about Chinese [...]
“Wonderful, and I love the combination of Western and the Chinese instruments. It worked really well. It's beautiful, beautiful,” Mrs. Cassavant said.
The understandings that Mr. Seaman took away from seeing Shen Yun this evening includes “the permeating concept of man existing before coming here, developing here, and then [...]
Ms. Landwehr felt aspects of the performance would remain with her. Referring to the opening performance, "Descending to the World," which celebrates the beginning of China's [...]
Tom Twiss, an independent consultant, came to Shen Yun with his family to celebrate his daughter's 10th birthday.
The judge said that he loved one dance in particular, one right before intermission, called Dancing for the Gods, principally for its staging and music.
Mr. Alvarez particularly enjoyed the vocalists, especially soprano Haolan Geng.
Tom Rayburn expressed his amazement and said, “Very colorful, very alive. It really pulls you in. It stimulates all of your senses.”
Mrs. Markson explained that they enjoyed “how they had the video involved with the dance and how they came out and went onto the screen, and vice versa.”
Annelise Groselat: “I think it’s beautiful, so down-to-earth, so natural that you include the universe."
Lucia Newell: "It’s very interesting. We’re back half-way, and I could hear all the violins and all the Western instruments, but then you can hear just a slight layering [...]
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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."