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9 April 2020, 17:19 | Updated: 15 April 2020, 10:54
For anyone worried about the future of classical music… it’s all going to be OK. *sniffs*
If you’re feeling concerned about the future of classical music, look no further than this tiny toddler enthusiastically conducting to a Borodin opera.
The little man in question is the son of American-Armenian pianist, composer, and conductor Karén Hakobyan, who is the founder and Artistic Director of Pegasus The Orchestra.
Hakobyan’s 18-month-old was watching him conduct the Polovtsian Dances from Borodin’s opera Prince Igor on TV… and he decided to join in, with gusto.
Little Conductor (Karen Hakobyan's Son) no relation to Maestro Mehta, please stop spreading false news!
My son is 1,5 years old in these videos and had Khatchaturian Sabre Dance and Borodin Polovtsian Dances in his repertoire already) Karen Hakobyan, pianist/composer/conductor Pegasus: The OrchestraPosted by Karen Hakobyan on Sunday, 6 October 2019
His little face will cheer you up no end. A future conductor in the making...