Alina Kirshon Goldman – Soprano
Selvina Kong, piano
Fedor Ouspensky, conductor
South Lakes High School Orchestra
Please, note at 3:20 a “terrible” glitch! the pianist had a complete black-out memory slip, so devastating that she seemingly lost her place altogether. This is a very common situation for inexperienced (and very experienced!) performers. But keep watching, and pay attention to how much more relaxed and confident she gets after she finally makes a recovery from the event! and how poised and proud she is afterwards receiving the greeting from the audience. And how supportive and enthusiastic are the applause!
Sure, when you go to a concert presented by professional artists, rarely something of this magnitude happens, but when it does… the audience actually LOVES it even better! Why? Because it makes the artists people, more human, not so much like remote idols covered in the glitter of glory. Especially if the artist is actually a truly artistic and expressive musician:)
Below watch the recording from the same concert, this time edited. How do you think we get all those absolutely note-perfect recordings on labels? Hmmmmm….
This TV program was aired and re-aired! The students participants are:
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This recording has a funniest glitch at around 6:00:) check out for these two confident artists hold up, even first time ever performing together!
Let’s start with some tips of how you can determine if your child is ready NOW, or if she needs some additional time and preparation. And if giving her additional time to mature turns out to be a good idea, then what you can do to make that time fruitful in preparation for her future music study.
There are some signs of readiness which you can see yourself without going for a consultation with professional musician:
Continue reading My child is ready to start lessons…or is she? (Topic 2, Part 1. What is involved?)
This was a CONDUCTOR-LESS performance. Future aspiring conductor was born:)
(arr. for trio by Igor Zubkovsky)
Elisabeth Adkins, violin
Igor Zubkovsky, cello
Anna Ouspenskaya, piano