PureInsight | December 23, 2017
[PureInsight,org] The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra will be performing for the second time in Taiwan. Beginning on September 20, they will perform fifteen shows in ten Taiwanese cities. Twenty-eight Taiwanese politicians sent messages welcoming the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra. Lai Chingde, a chief executive who just took office, sent the message “heavenly essence hides within rhythm” when the Mayor of Tainan was in office.
Fourteen Local Government Leaders Send Their Praises to Shen Yun
At the same time, Taipei Mayor Ke Wenzhe, fourteen local government leaders, and 13 local councilors sent praises to welcome Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s arrival in Taiwan, bringing spiritually enhancing Shen Yun music. Not only can it cleanse one’s heart, but it can also nourish fully positive energy. Not only does it allow citizens to enjoy art, but it also an unprecedented experience of the new music world.
Originally providing orchestral accompaniment for Shen Yun Performing Arts, the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra debuted in 2012 at Carnegie Hall for those who loved Shen Yun’s music. Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra traveled to Asia for the first time last year and set off a whirlwind in Taiwan with every show a full house. This year, they went to Korea for the first time, and Korean audience members praised that it was “truly spectacular.” Korea opera revitalization president Jin Xinhuan exclaimed, “Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra has pointed out a new path for our future Earth and even universe.”
Taipei Mayor Ke Wenzhe and Xinbei Mayor Zhu Lilun praised Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra as “tugging the heart strings” and “the music lingered in the air” respectively. After listening to the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra last year, Taoyuan Mayor Zheng Wencan praised it as “phonologically melodious”. Taichung Mayor Lin Jialong praised it as the “beacon of art”.
Aside from the aforementioned five districts, from north to south, fourteen local leaders including Hsinchu county magistrate Qiu Jingchun, Hsinchu Mayor Lin Zhijian, Nantong county magistrate Lin Mingqin, Changhua county magistrate Wei Minggu, Yunlin county magistrate Li Jinyong, Chiayi county magistrate Zhang Xiaoguan, Chiayi Mayor Tu Xingzhe, Pingdong county magistrate Pan Mengan, Jinmen county governor Chen Fuhai sent messages of praise welcoming Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra to Taiwan.
Hsinchu county magistrate Qin Jingchun praised Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra as “the beauty of heavenly music invigorates life.” Changhua county magistrate Wei Minggu praised Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s performance last year as music reverberating over and over again and winning the praise and admiration of artists around the globe.
Wei Minggu admired that Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra combines both Western and unique Chinese instruments to create the melodious and elegant music of traditional Chinese culture. He also thanks Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra for perfectly combining Eastern music with Western symphony orchestra, bringing the audience a new musical sensation and enriching local art quality.
Yunlin county magistrate Li Jinyong praised Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra for its deep cultural meaning, innovative combination of Chinese and Western instruments, and complete blend of Eastern and Western style music, which created the unique aspects of “Shen Yun music.” He also believes in the positive energy of Shen Yun music cleansing people’s hearts.
Jinmen county governor Chen Fuhai sincerely hopes that Jinmen can see Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s style as soon as possible. Because he has already heard it, he believes that watching this performance is not only a feast for the visual and auditory senses, but it can also cleanse people’s hearts and nourish positive energy.
Local Council Politicians Praise Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra
Xinbei city speaker Jiang Genhuang used “soothing and moving”, Taichung city speaker Lin Shichang used “heavenly and soothing”, Tainan city speaker Lai Meixui used “heavenly sounds”, and Kaohsiung city councilor Kang Yucheng used “heavenly spirits” to describe Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra.
Other county and municipal councils include Yilan county speaker Chen Wenchang, Hsinchu county council speaker Zheng Zhenrong, Hsinchu city council speaker Xie Wenjin, Changhua county speaker Xie Dianlin, Yunlin county council speaker Shen Zonglong, Chiayi county council speaker Zhang Mingda, Pingtung county speaker Zhou Dianzheng, Taidong county council speaker Rao Qingling, and Jinmen county speaker Hong Liping all represented their respective local citizens in welcoming Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s second visit to Taiwan.
Changhua county speaker Xie Dianlin mentioned that ever since Shen Yun Performing Arts was founded eleven years ago, it has swept the world, leading the arts and cultural performances in a new era. Shen Yun’s music successfully combines the essences of Eastern and Western music, using Western orchestra as a foundation for promoting the characteristics of Chinese instruments. Shen Yun has become the world’s leader in art.
He said that the harmony, composers, coordination, orchestration, and all the other delicate elements convey a higher musical realm and meaning of musical performance. With such a perfect combination, what Shen Yun music brings to audiences is not only auditory enjoyment, but also an unprecedented experience of the new music world.
Yunlin county speaker Shen Zonglong said the beautiful Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra is rich in cultural heritage and looks forward to Shen Yun music cleansing people’s hearts.
Pingtung county speaker Zhou Dianzheng and Chiayi county speaker Zheng Mingda used “melodious music” to express praise. Taidong county speaker Rao Qingling and Jinmen county speaker Hong Liping praised Shen Yun music as “melodious and heavenly” and “heavenly music lingering in the air.” Yilan county speaker Chen Wenchang wishes Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s performances a great success.
Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Creates a Unique Timbre
“The most unique feature of Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra compared to other symphony orchestras around the world is that we created a new unique timbre. This is the most critical.” While telling music fans about Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s characteristics at the Incheon airport in Korea, Milen Nachev, Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s conductor, said, “The combination of delicate and meticulous Chinese instruments and exciting percussion with Western symphony orchestra creates a very unique music.”
“The perfect combination of traditional Chinese instruments with Western symphony orchestra is the source of energy for Shen Yun music.” He emphasized that, “Our performance level will definitely amaze audiences” and “Our musicians are very skilled and among the world’s top musicians desired by many symphony orchestras.”
Translated from: http://www.zhengjian.org/node/239701