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8-Year-Old Virtuoso

Maya Tamir, eight years old, playing with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Amazing!

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Visitor Comments: 39

(39) Geo Tavernaris, October 23, 2012 12:56 AM

Praise God in Heaven

This child does NOT play the piano. She simply places her fingers on the keys and the music flows and streams right out the tips. This is most amazing, wonderful and beautiful. I wonder if we will hear sounds more lovely in Heaven. She is an angel.

(38) miriam, December 11, 2011 4:13 AM

amazing performance; a true musical genius all-around

Wow!! What a beautiful and flawless performance. Concerto's are difficult, as the soloist has to be listening and singing along with the music and then chime in at the appropriate times. Her memory is perfect, her grace, her poise and the way her little body sways with the music just shows how musically mature this young lady is beyond her years. She seems to feel the music in her bones and she becomes the music!! As someone who plays piano, I can really appreciate her musical genius. A thoroughly adorable and brilliant child! Kudos to her for all her hard work, and to her parents for nurturing her talent.

(37) musiclover, June 25, 2011 8:35 PM


(36) Yocheved, June 21, 2009 7:46 PM


Kudos to the parents who recognized her talent. Kudos to the little girl whose many hours of practice obviously have paid off. I, too, was supposed to have been a child prodegy, except that I had friends who convinced me that classical music was a waste of time! Now, 50 years later, I finally have the time to get back to my practicing! Keep up the good work, Maya! Don't let anyone interfere with your concentration and success...

(35) Robert, June 19, 2009 9:00 AM

Greater works than these will thou do.

I never cease to be amazed at the things men and women can accomplish. It seems that our only limitation is our faith, or lack thereof.

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