New York-based company to bring classical Chinese dance and music to Raleigh’s Progress Energy Center Memorial Auditorium during 2010 World Tour
Inspired by the spirit of an ancient culture, Shen Yun Performing Arts brings to life classical Chinese dance and music in a gloriously colorful and exhilarating show. With a seasoned company of dancers, singers, and musicians with an accompanying live orchestra, the New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts returns to the Triangle on Saturday, January 16, 2010 for two shows at the Progress Energy Center Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh. Ticket prices for the lively performance range from $29 to $119. Tickets on sale through the venue box office and online at www.ncdivineshow.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available at all Ticketmaster outlets.
“We are thrilled to bring such a beautiful and inspiring performance to the Raleigh and Triangle community,” said Amy Cheng, President of the N.C. Falun Dafa Association, which is sponsoring the show.
“The show was a complete sell-out in Durham in December 2008 and audience feedback was fantastic,” Cheng said. She said Shen Yun Performing Arts has played to numerous sold-out audiences around the world, including the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Shen Yun Performing Arts masterful choreography and graceful routines range from grand classical processions to ethnic and folk dances, with gorgeously costumed dancers moving in stunning synchronized patterns. Its themes are drawn from the pages of history as well as our world today.
State-of-the-art backdrops conjure celestial palaces and pastoral vistas, while groundbreaking music from a live orchestra combines the best of Chinese and Western composition. Taking inspiration from ancient heroic legends and modern courageous tales, the breathtaking beauty of Shen Yun Performing Arts is not to be missed.
“It was a tantalizing and fascinating evening that made me want to stay and see more. In a word, I was simply captivated.” —Paul Joseph Walkowski, publisher of OperaOnline.us
“ Visually stunning and emotionally uplifting.” —Play magazine
More information is available at: www.shenyunperformingarts.com