“Fantastic. I’ve seen some shows in Beijing, but nothing like this. This is incredible.”
“It’s the coordination of all the people, also the athletic ability. I think they are so precise, getting [the dancers moving] in and out and exchanging; it’s absolutely amazing. They must have done it a million times, because they must do it by heart.
“I think it’s a lesson for some of us to learn how to [work] altogether. The energy, as well as the choreography … This is magic!”
“The blend [of Eastern and Western instruments] is very good. The coordination of the instruments is perfect. … I think not only the dancing, but also the musical coordination where the song, the instruments and the people are all together, all at the same time, which is difficult to achieve, and you have such complicated arrangements.”
“[The performance] has phenomenal energy with both the ladies and the men. I think the ladies, in particular … The energy is very clear, the way they express themselves. And I think they are doing it with great deal pleasure. They are having fun as well.”
“Very unique [experience]. [The performance] is very sophisticated. What I find is that [Shen Yun] is tapping [China’s] historical traditions, historical roots, and it transcends that over the existing trends currently in China.
“[Shen Yun is] bringing in [China’s] old philosophies, old energies, and [presenting] coordination and cooperation of people.”