Monthly Archives: March 2017

Child prodigy to become world’s youngest conductor –

Mathew Smith, an 11-year-old British music prodigy, is set to become the youngest conductor in the world to lead a 75-piece orchestra. On April 2, Smith will conduct the Nottingham Symphony Orchestra’s performance of John Strauss’s “Die Fledermaus” at the Royal Concert Hall in London. To prepare, Smith rehearses once …

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11-year-old British child prodigy to become world’s youngest conductor

Super talented Matthew Smith is a 5th grade standard violinist and also plays guitar, drums, piano and viola. Incredibly, he will take the lead when the Nottingham Symphony Orchestra (NSO) performs Die Fledermaus at the city’s Royal Concert Hall on April 2. The concert will make Matthew the youngest conductor …

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What does a conductor do?

TAMPA The young man raised his hands, one of which held a stick, and lowered them. A grand piano took off like a racehorse struck with a whip, the pianist snapping the chords of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.6, better known as Pathethics. She and Jeancarlo Gonzalez, a graduate student in conducting …

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