When nine-year-old Amira Willighagen stepped onto the stage in Holland’s Got Talent, jaws dropped. She seemed a little nervous initially, but when she began singing, people were pleasantly stunned out of their minds!
When she finished her wonderful performance, she rightfully received a standing ovation. She has had no formal training of any sort, but the way she sings Puccini’s “O Mio Babbino Caro” will take your breath away!
“O Mio Babbino Caro” is a well-known aria from the opera “Gianni Schicchi” by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. The opera was first performed in 1918 and has since become one of Puccini’s most beloved works. “O Mio Babbino Caro” translates to “Oh My Dear Papa” in English.
When Amira steps on stage no one is expecting a professional sounding opera aria from a nine-year-old. The judges are literally shocked and when it’s over, agree she did a fantastic job. Watch the video below and please leave us a Facebook comment to let us know what you thought!
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