‘I could feel it, more than I could put it into words’

“I love it; oh my goodness, I couldn’t decide which one was the best. I saw one, and that was my favorite, and then the next one was even better, and I was so excited, I just couldn’t choose. They were so magnificent, and they talked to my heart, I could feel it. It was just very moving; very special.”
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“The whole thing was just like one big, beautiful wave, and it just caught me. It was very special. I appreciate the art.”
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“Everybody [in the performance] was talking about [compassion], that’s the world I live in, and I could feel it coming through the art when they were dancing. I could feel it. And the way they moved I could feel it, the way they sang—when they sang they were talking to me, and I could feel it, it moved me. Very special.”
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“It was talking to me. If I have to put it in words, it would be really hard. But I could feel it, more than I could put it into words. It was very, very touching. I feel like I’m walking on the air now—I feel lighter.”

Lisa Marie Barbieri, financial advisor at Tysons Corner
Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington, D.C., United States
Shen Yun International Company
January 17, 2017