It is seldom that an audience member sends an e-mail to tell the organizers of a show how much he appreciated the particular show.
We saw "newspaper ads and I heard it on the radio. We saved the date back in August," Mrs Reed said.
"Such a message, I thought it had a very powerful, powerful message," Mrs. Savage said.
Mr. Byke shared how much he was enjoying the show and also that the pair had attended because the traditional nature of the show appealed to Mr. Edwards.
"When they come out and they talk about each dance, I love it. It's just wonderful," Mrs. Plante said.
Mr. Landolfi , a businessman, brought his family, Mrs. Landolfi and their daughter.
Mr. Heimans was amazed at how beautifully the Western and Asian instruments blended.
The Shen Yun Performing Arts Company dazzled the Portland audience.
Ms. Atkins, an American business executive and Mr. Drew, a retired businessman, enjoyed the voice of the contralto.
Mr. and Mrs. Doucette and their extended family were in the audience at the Merrill Auditorium and all had a great time.
“It's very complex. It seems—very sophisticated,” Mrs. Smith said of the dancing.
Officials in the state of Maine welcomed Shen Yun Performing Arts with letters of greeting and appreciation.
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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."