Tom Slakey: “That opening scene was absolutely splendid.”
Shen Yun Touring Company earned praise from audience members after a set of full house performances at Community Center Theatre.
Professor Paul Fogle: “And I loved the music, the dancing, costume is phenomenal, choreography, and the spirit of the people.”
David Stone: "The music, the dancing, and the costumes—all in all a very impressive show, something very different that we've not seen before.”
“We love the dancing, we love the cultural aspects of it,” said Dr. Ulrich.
“It's very well-done. It's very unique,” Cuong commented.
“[It’s] eye-opening I would say, because I haven’t seen anything like this before,” Mr. Jaramillo said.
“It was beautiful, it was amazing. I’ve seen the instruments, but I’ve never been able to hear them come together like they did,” Ms. Unzueta said.
Fred Shepherd: “It’s outstanding. Outstanding performance.”
Judge Stanley Hogg: “The music and dancing are great."
“I like to explore different cultures, and California is so diverse—it really is diverse, so exploring other cultures besides your own is always a neat experience,” said [...]
"I especially enjoyed the closure of what's happened to China and what I've heard happening in news and things like that," Mr. Dinkel said.
"I really, really, loved it I think everybody should come see it," Ms. Allen said.
Shen Yun Performing Arts ended its two-show run at the Sacramento Community Center Theater on Wednesday, April 6, marking an end to Shen Yun's visit to California's Central [...]
“My wife and I were just sitting there, mesmerized, watching the story and watching the history of it,” Roy Perez said.
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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."