Category Archives: Prodigies

Victoria Hovhannisyan

Victoria Hovhannisyan is a Russian opera singer from Armenian Origin. According to her Russian Wikipedia entry ( Оганнисян, Виктория Артёмовна ) , Victoria was born in Yervan, Armenia on November 12, 2000;  she sings in 11 languages, Russian, Italian, French, Japanese, Peruvian, Spanish, Latin, Armenian, English, Hindi and Hebrew. So we aren’t only considering a musical, opera singing prodigy here, but also a linguistic prodigy.(I don’t know Russian, but thanks to Google translate, now I can understand written Russian).

Victoria doesn’t have a musical family background, however, she surprised her family by her Opera singing abilities at the age of 9. Victoria Hovhannisyan has participated and won many musical competitions but she is best known to the English speaking world for her participation in The Voice Kids (Russian version) at the age of 11. Here is a video of her performance, she sang the Diva Dance from the 5th Element Movie:

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Olivia and Gayathiri

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

This is true for everything we do in our lives, it doesn’t matter if our journey is one mile or thousand miles, the journey always starts with a single step.

Gayathiri and Olivia are two musical and singing prodigies who have just taken the first step in their journey towards fame and I am pretty sure that it is going to be a long and successful journey.

As a start, I would like you to watch their duet cover song of John Legend’s, All of me.

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Tsung Tsung

It is easier for a singing prodigy to reach out to our hearts than it is for a Pianist or a Drummer. Why? because most of us can easily relate to one of our favorite songs, to the vocals of Whitney Huston or to the songs of our favorite modern artist; However, it takes a pianist or a classical music lover to appreciate the talent of a pianist.

Lee Shing-tsung, also known as Tsung Tsung is a child prodigy pianist from Hong Kong.  According to Time Out, Tsung Tsung has been playing the piano since the age of 3, that is with the help of his piano teacher Yau Sai-kit.

At the age of 5, Tsung Tsung became famous after releasing this Youtube video:

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Arielle Baril

Another 12 years old prodigy has been discovered through American’s got talent. Her name is Arielle Baril, she is an American opera singer living in Drexel Hill in Pennsylvania.

Arielle Baril started her professional singing career on June 23rd 2015 with a stunning performance in front of the AGT’s judges; receiving a standing ovation and the Golden Buzzer from Heidi Klum.

Here is the video of her performance:

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Heavenly Joy Jerkins

Heavenly Joy Jerkins is an American 5 years old prodigy singer from Calabasas, California. Heavenly first got famous for her America’s Got Talent audition in June 2015; the original copy of her audition on Youtube has received over 7 million views in 20 days. Why? Well, other than being incredibly cute, Heavenly Joy Jerkins sings very well.

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Amira Willighagen

Amira Willighagen is a prodigy opera singer from the Netherlands; Born on March 27, 2004, she managed to win the final of Holland’s Got Talent (2013) at the age of 9. Amira Willighagen is a perfect example of talent and genius, because she taught herself how to sing opera by watching Youtube videos. This might not seem like a big deal… but it is. Singing opera is the “Olympic level” of singing and one doesn’t simply become an Olympic Athlete by watching Youtube videos. Words can’t do justice to Amira’s talent, so please watch her audition to Holland’s Got Talent.

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