Shen Yun ‘Really Top of the Line,’ Says Conductor

March 16, 2023

Harold Warman, a conductor with over 30 years of experience, said he was impressed by Shen Yun’s orchestra.

“They were impressive, they’re professionals, really top of the line,” Warman said after watching the matinee performance of Shen Yun at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts on March 5.

“Again I keep talking about music all the time, but the dance everything, the stories told through art and music, wonderful.”

Warman said he was also drawn to Shen Yun’s storytelling, which depicts China’s 5,000-year-old culture.

“And so when I saw these, particularly the mix of the modern, when I saw these stories, they were really very poignant, right to the point and very moving, very moving,” he said.

Through a series of vignettes, Shen Yun showcases stories from ancient times to the modern day, depicting tales of courage and sacrifice, integrity and loyalty, compassion, and virtue.

‘Struck a Nerve’

Tyler Kent, director of Data Science at Care Solace, also watched Shen Yun at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Kent said he was moved by the performance’s last piece.

“I thought that last piece was incredible. It was really nice, the way it incorporated everybody almost all the performers.”

“I really appreciated the one where they were talking about the Falun Dafa and how they were being persecuted by the communists. That struck a nerve, just because I know that that’s a true story and they elaborated on that as well,” he said.

Matt Miller, CEO of Life Line Screening, said he felt touched by the courage displayed through the modern pieces.

“People take a stand for what they believe in here in the show, which is great. And doing it through music and color and dance, I think it’s a fantastic thing to do,” he said after watching Shen Yun at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

“The biggest take away I think would be the ability to show my kids different cultures and having them experience that as well, which has been great.

“Thank you for putting on such a fantastic show,” he added.

NTD News, Costa Mesa, California