Music that Runs Millennia Deep
“I was overwhelmed. My entire body was trembling—but in a very loving way. I felt very joyful. It was beautiful, it was healing.” —Elisa Brown, renowned soprano “Her voice was so ethereal... Powerful, marvelous soprano.” —Lee Meriwether & Marshall Borden
Music is such a big part of every Shen Yun performance—from the live orchestra that accompanies each dance to the vocal and instrumental solos on stage. Shen Yun’s orchestra is one of a kind, harmoniously blending the distinct beauty of ancient Chinese instruments with the grandeur of a Western orchestra. The result is a vivid sound with great emotional range—perfect for bringing to life the soul of an ancient civilization.
ERHU The erhu has a history of over 4,000 years. Although it has only two strings, in the hands of a virtuoso it can fill the air with tenderness, sorrow, or joy—holding the audience spellbound.