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Shen Yun returning to Toronto

October 16, 2009
Mr. Maitland directed special praise to Tia Zhang, a choreographer and company manager of the New York company of Shen Yun Performing Arts.

Top Ballet Dancer Find Connection With Classical Chinese Dance

Oct 10, 2009, 5:00 am

Mr. Maitland directed special praise to Tia Zhang, a choreographer and company manager of the New York company of Shen Yun Performing Arts.

"Very impressive, particularly the ensemble and presentation, immaculate, thoroughly enjoyable," said Mr. Nimmons, a composer and Juno-award winning jazz musician.

Shen Yun a ’15’ Out of 10, Says Juno-Winning Musician

Oct 10, 2009, 3:00 am

“Very impressive, particularly the ensemble and presentation, immaculate, thoroughly enjoyable,” said Mr. Nimmons, a composer and Juno-award winning jazz musician.

“I can say the message that it has is definitely [one] that everyone should carry with them for the rest of their lives,” said Mr. Vallarino.

Diplomat: ‘I haven’t seen a performance in my life that could stand up to this one’

Oct 10, 2009, 3:00 am

“I can say the message that it has is definitely [one] that everyone should carry with them for the rest of their lives,” said Mr. Vallarino.

“I thought it was quite delightful, profound, and had a great message that I was happy to receive."

‘It was wonderful story telling,’ Says Venture Capitalist

Oct 10, 2009, 2:00 am

“I thought it was quite delightful, profound, and had a great message that I was happy to receive.”

"I admire very much the performers,” said Mr. Prue.

MPPs Enjoy Shen Yun Toronto Premiere

Oct 10, 2009, 1:00 am

“I admire very much the performers,” said Mr. Prue.

Mr. McColl enjoyed the Friday premiere of Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Canon Theatre in Toronto.

CEO Praises ‘educational’ Shen Yun

Oct 9, 2009, 10:00 pm

Mr. McColl enjoyed the Friday premiere of Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Canon Theatre in Toronto.

“This has been a remarkable evening for me—the music, the choreography, the blending of the theme of compassion, kindness, and courage in the dance."

Shen Yun ‘A high art form,’ Says Longtime Investment Executive

Oct 9, 2009, 8:00 pm

“This has been a remarkable evening for me—the music, the choreography, the blending of the theme of compassion, kindness, and courage in the dance.”

Conductor Says Shen Yun Orchestra Has ‘distinct sound’

Oct 9, 2009, 8:00 pm

Mr. Stratton said that the Shen Yun music had a very “distinct sound”, and particularly noted the solo erhu performance.

Ms. Hoover admired the dazzling colors in Shen Yun.

Canadian Actress Finds Shen Yun ‘very beautiful’

Oct 9, 2009, 8:00 pm

Ms. Hoover admired the dazzling colors in Shen Yun.

Shen Yun Stages Last Show in Toronto

October 15, 2009

By Matthew Little

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Mr. and Mrs. Finlason and their two children all said they enjoyed Shen Yun. (The Epoch Times)

Mr. and Mrs. Finlason and their two children all said they enjoyed Shen Yun. (The Epoch Times)

TORONTO—Shen Yun Performing Arts staged its final Toronto show on Sunday to the delight of those in attendence.
Among them was a photographer and stage technician who turned his expert eye on the stage production and shared his thoughts with The Epoch Times.

“We often stage performances and record performances like this. We handle the lighting, the sound reproduction, the camera work, the delivery of material, the livecast, the podcast, live webcast and all that stuff,” explained Mr. Goldsmith.

“The choreography and sound reproduction is excellent. It’s a beautiful theatre. It’s my first time,” he said.

“It’s very nice, very very nice.”

“I think that it’s a good mix of backdrop and front stage lighting,” he added.

Mr. Goldsmith said he especially enjoyed the drumming performances. On Sunday, Shen Yun staged two numbers that included drumming. The second of those was Drummers of the Tang Court, a vigourous piece featuring the male dancers with Tang Dynasty drums.

“I’d like to see more of those,” he said, referring to the drumming pieces. He said he also enjoyed Welcoming Spring, a dance that features stunning bursts of colour.

“I think that visually, for me, the most appealing dance number was the Spring dance. Their fans become poppies. Very clever. Very nicely done.”

Besides the dancing and music, Mr. Goldsmith said he also enjoyed the show’s underlying themes, the history and the theatre of it.

“I have been very interested in classical Chinese theatre, history and culture for a long time. So, it’s very nice for me to be here and see it.”

Also in attendance at Sunday’s show were Mr. and Mrs. Finlason and their two children. Mr. Finlason operates a tourism business.

“It was a great show—all the colors, all the dancing and the singing—everything, it was beautiful,” he said.

“The cultural aspect, it’s so neat, it’s all storytelling—every dance tells a story. There’s a lot of drumming and instruments and the costumes—it’s just really neat. It’s something you wouldn’t really see in North American western dancing, so it’s very unique,” added Mrs. Finlason.

Shen Yun staged four shows during its run at the historic Canon Theatre in downtown Toronto. The company is scheduled to return to Toronto in January with an all-new program for 2010.

The Epoch Times is a proud sponsor of Shen Yun Performing Arts. For more information, visit ShenYunPerformingArts.org

Last Updated
Oct 11, 2009

Last night’s show in Canon Theatre

October 10, 2009
Mr. Maitland directed special praise to Tia Zhang, a choreographer and company manager of the New York company of Shen Yun Performing Arts.

Top Ballet Dancer Find Connection With Classical Chinese Dance

Oct 10, 2009, 5:00 amMr. Maitland directed special praise to Tia Zhang, a choreographer and company manager of the New York company of Shen Yun Performing Arts.

"Very impressive, particularly the ensemble and presentation, immaculate, thoroughly enjoyable," said Mr. Nimmons, a composer and Juno-award winning jazz musician.

Shen Yun a ’15’ Out of 10, Says Juno-Winning Musician

Oct 10, 2009, 3:00 am”Very impressive, particularly the ensemble and presentation, immaculate, thoroughly enjoyable,” said Mr. Nimmons, a composer and Juno-award winning jazz musician.

“I can say the message that it has is definitely [one] that everyone should carry with them for the rest of their lives,” said Mr. Vallarino.

Diplomat: ‘I haven’t seen a performance in my life that could stand up to this one’

Oct 10, 2009, 3:00 am“I can say the message that it has is definitely [one] that everyone should carry with them for the rest of their lives,” said Mr. Vallarino.

“I thought it was quite delightful, profound, and had a great message that I was happy to receive."

‘It was wonderful story telling,’ Says Venture Capitalist

Oct 10, 2009, 2:00 am“I thought it was quite delightful, profound, and had a great message that I was happy to receive.”

"I admire very much the performers,” said Mr. Prue.

MPPs Enjoy Shen Yun Toronto Premiere

Oct 10, 2009, 1:00 am”I admire very much the performers,” said Mr. Prue.

Mr. McColl enjoyed the Friday premiere of Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Canon Theatre in Toronto.

CEO Praises ‘educational’ Shen Yun

Oct 9, 2009, 10:00 pmMr. McColl enjoyed the Friday premiere of Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Canon Theatre in Toronto.

“This has been a remarkable evening for me—the music, the choreography, the blending of the theme of compassion, kindness, and courage in the dance."

Shen Yun ‘A high art form,’ Says Longtime Investment Executive

Oct 9, 2009, 8:00 pm“This has been a remarkable evening for me—the music, the choreography, the blending of the theme of compassion, kindness, and courage in the dance.”

Conductor Says Shen Yun Orchestra Has ‘distinct sound’

Oct 9, 2009, 8:00 pmMr. Stratton said that the Shen Yun music had a very “distinct sound”, and particularly noted the solo erhu performance.

Ms. Hoover admired the dazzling colors in Shen Yun.

Canadian Actress Finds Shen Yun ‘very beautiful’

Oct 9, 2009, 8:00 pmMs. Hoover admired the dazzling colors in Shen Yun.

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