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EXCLUSIVE: Classicalite Q&A with Xiang “Angelo” Yu

EXCLUSIVE: Classicalite Q&A with Xiang “Angelo” Yu >>

Violinist Xiang “Angelo” Yu was born in Inner Mongolia, an area he calls, simultaneously, “one of the least modernized” yet "one of the simplest and most beautiful places in the world.” At the tender age 11, he moved with his family to the bustling central coast city of Shanghai. A stark contrast in locale, indeed.

From Jackie Evancho to Amira Willighagen, Do Child Stars and Phenoms 'Actually' Embody Any Real Talent? Norman Lebrecht Comments

The God-Child Myth: Are Child Singers Jackie Evancho, Amira Willighagen, Angelina Jordan Astar, Etc. Actually Talented? >>

The appeal and draw that lies in young talent far exceeds actual understanding. It just seems to be interesting to most folks, and the way that the internet trends these days makes way for these prodigies to become but a blip on your computer screen.

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