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Shen Yun classical concert at Boston Symphony Hall 2013

New Classical Chinese Concert at Boston Symphony Hall, Massachusetts – Oct. 4, 2014

In its continued effort to bring the best classical concerts to its patrons, the Greatest Performance (www.greatestperformance.org) has announced a new Chinese … [Continue Reading]

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Shen Yun classical concert at Boston Symphony Hall 2013

New Classical Chinese Concert at Boston Symphony Hall, Massachusetts – Oct. 4, 2014

In its continued effort to bring the best classical concerts to its patrons, the Greatest Performance (www.greatestperformance.org) has announced a new Chinese concert of Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra scheduled … [Continue Reading]

NPR 10 Best Classical Albums in 2013

10 Favorite Classical Albums of 2013 NPR Music Choice

The year 2013 for classical music may have suffered a couple of setbacks in the form of shut down operas and labor disputes among orchestras but in terms of recordings, we can say that classical music and … [Continue Reading]

Fish Light

“Fish light”—The Dancer’s Magical Dance Weapon

"Fish light" is a magical weapon you can use in dance. Fishes have eyes on the sides of their heads helping them to always be on the lookout. Fishes can sense objects by detecting small vibrations around them … [Continue Reading]

Laura Mvula performing live at Hare & Hounds in Birmingham

Heavy Rotation Year Ender: Public Radio’s Top 10 Songs of 2013

The public radio system has a community of some of the most open-minded music listeners on the planet. Every month, NPR’s Heavy Rotation series shares with its viewers free previews of the wide array of amazing … [Continue Reading]

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Shen Yun Couture Behind the Scenes – An Experience of the Making of Shen Yun costumes

Aside from the outstanding performance, another great thing you will remember after seeing the Shen Yun performers on stage is their costumes. Cindy Liu, a principal dancer of the Shen Yun Performing Arts could … [Continue Reading]

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I Felt I Was in Heaven Standing Ovation for Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra at Houston and Dallas, Texas

The Shen Yun Performing Arts Symphony Orchestra received spectacular standing ovations at their performance at the Lone Star State. Houston and Dallas were clearly astounded by their great … [Continue Reading]

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Best 5 New Rhythm and Blues Music of 2013

The breakthrough success of Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience music albums made the year 2013 a big productive year generally for soul and *Rhythm and Blues* (R&B) music artists. Several diverse artists … [Continue Reading]

How Shen Yun Dance comes to be

Dance Creation – How a Shen Yun Dance Comes to Be

September is off-season for the Shen Yun Performing Arts. On the other hand, it is the time of year when the Shen Yun Performing Arts groups are in the midst of their "first draft". A big show is on its way … [Continue Reading]

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First Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Tour – Success Story

This year, the world-renowned Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra went on board its first ever concert tour in the USA. After the success of their Carnegie Hall debut the previous year, the amazing orchestra group was … [Continue Reading]

Sebastien Chun, Principal Dancer

Dancing & touching people’s hearts

The New York-based performing arts company Shen Yun has exemplary artists in its roster. Taking pride in touring various parts of the world with the renowned Chinese dance company is Sebastien Chun. The … [Continue Reading]

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Aerial Work of Art – Ms. Lin-Jieh Huang (Artist Profile)

Lin-Jieh Huang, adorned in her beautiful peacock costume, leaps into a 180 degrees plus split in the air in her solo performance. Her gracefulness and control of movement could defy gravity. She pauses in … [Continue Reading]

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Shen Yun Artist: Ms. Jun Zhu ‘Lily’ Wang, Dancer Playing Multiple Lead Roles In Several Shen Yun Performances

Discover how a Chengdu, China native, Jun Zhu 'Lily' Wang, who started dance training at age 3, completely switches into opposite complicated roles in just one evening on the stage. Ms. “Lily” Wang at one … [Continue Reading]

Shen Yun Dancer: Mr. Cao Yongxin

Strength and Honor Depiction through Dance Mr. Cao Yongxin (Artist Profile)

The male dancers were spectacular with their classical Chinese dance performance at The London Coliseum. Cao Yongxin was fortunate to have danced in practicum with the Shen Yun Performing Arts. Truly, the male … [Continue Reading]

Petal Power

Petal Power – Language of Flowers in Chinese Performing Arts

Chinese people are noted for attaching meanings to certain things. Flowers, for instance, hold special meanings. In the realm of dance & music, blooms convey more than beauty. The Shen Yun Performing … [Continue Reading]

Shen Yun Dancer: Caroline Sercombe

Communicating Ideas through Dance Portrayals – Caroline Sercombe (Artist Profile)

A dancer can share an idea or tell a story even when the audience cannot see her facial expressions. Caroline Sercombe, a dancer performing with Shen Yun Performing Arts shares her expertise… Shen Yun is a … [Continue Reading]

Shen Yun Dancer: Wei-Ming Kao

Capturing Characters – Mr. Wei-Ming Kao (Artist Profile)

Wei-Ming Kao can depict even the most complex character development through his dance performances. In “Sand Monk Is Blessed,” Mr. Kao played a divine being banished to the human world then turned into a … [Continue Reading]

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Top 10 Plays for Theater Newcomers

About.com Guide writer Wade Bradford lists down the top 10 plays for theater newcomers: 1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare This is one of the most popular plays by Shakespeare. The audience … [Continue Reading]

Shen Yun Dancer: Yangmuye ‘Ben’ Chen

Noble Dance Portrayals – Mr. Yangmuye ‘Ben’ Chen (Artist Profile)

Yangmuye ‘Ben’ Chen moved from Beijing to the UK when he was 9 and went to school in London. Most of his classmates were non-Chinese and came from all over the world, and his mind was opened to new things. … [Continue Reading]

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Shen Yun Artist: Cheng Tao-yung found fulfillment in classical Chinese dance

Classical dance performers who connect with audiences are a special breed of people. A good example is Cheng Tao-yung, a talented Taiwanese dancer who has performed in numerous performing arts venues across … [Continue Reading]

Top5 Concert Hall

Shen Yun at the Lincoln Center in 2013

Shen Yun performing artists has gotten a lot of raves from their  performance at the Lincoln Center (New York) in 2013. These raves come from no less than classical musicians, choreographers, academicians, … [Continue Reading]

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