'Il Silenzio' - Melissa Venema (13 yo)
'Il Silencio' (The Silence) played by 13 year old Melissa Venema with André Rieu and his orchestra at the 'Vrijthof' in Maastricht.
Melissa plays like an angel - a very skilled one, too.
In this unique performance, the sound of the trumpet evokes harmony and heavenly peace.
What a majestic interpretation!
Il Silenzio' is an Italian instrumental piece written in 1965 by trumpet player Nini Rosso.
It is a memorial piece commissioned by the Dutch and first played in 1965 on the 20th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands.
Conductor André Rieu (born 1949) is a famous Dutch violinist, conductor, and composer.
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