“They were wonderful,” Marcello Giordani said of the Shen Yun opera singers who sing Chinese lyrics in the European opera tradition.
"They are masters. They are amazing, each and every one of them. They are superb. They are unbelievable. They were incredible,” Mrs. Orenstein praised the dancers of Shen Yun.
“It's wonderful—the dancing is beautiful,” said Ms. Copeland, who also found the costumes lovely.
“It’s the most beautiful show,” Jay Doshi said.
Shen Yun's unique orchestra—which combines a Western philharmonic foundation with traditional Chinese instruments such as the 4,000 year, two-stringed erhu, or Chinese [...]
“The music, movements, and costumes are all very gorgeous and beautiful; this is the first time I experienced this,” the popular Korean artist said of the New York-based [...]
“I love the way the fans and the fabric was used,” Roberta Probber said. “I am fascinated by the social statements and the history.”
“It's beautiful, I didn't expect it to be so beautiful because we've never seen anything like this before,” Ms. Eisenhart said.
Acupuncturist Joseph Tonzola, along with a full house of enthusiastic audience members, lauded Shen Yun’s performance.
"They're very powerful and confident, passionate about what they're singing about. Inspiring,” said soprano Jessica Cheung of the Shen Yun singers.
“Awe-inspiring—in the true sense of the word,” Ms. Khanna said. “Amazing, it really is.”
Ms. Illes said. “It has a lot of variety that keeps you interested."
Shen Yun Performing Arts received a standing ovation through two curtain calls from a full house at New Jersey's State Theatre in New Brunswick on Oct. 28.
New Jersey—Shen Yun Performing Arts won over the crowd at New Jersey's State Theatre in New Brunswick on Oct. 28, with roaring applause lasting through two curtain calls.
Lucia Aliberti, dubbed the “Queen of Bel Canto” opera, saw Shen Yun Performing Arts performance at New Jersey's State Theatre in New Brunswick on Friday night.
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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."