Bol.com or have bought it by now, you might have seen it: the AmiraFans review, which we already submitted on April 4th. For the ones among you who still need to be convinced to purchase a copy of the CD, please find below the official AmiraFans review of Amira’s first CD.
Of course we’ve come to know Amira Willighagen as the Netherlands’ youngest opera talent, straight from Holland’s Got Talent 2013. But next to the arias O Mio Babbino Caro and Nessun Dorma, this CD also contains more religious compositions such as the beautiful Ave Maria, or Pie Jesu. Also the wonderful Song To The Moon from Antonin Dvorak’s opera Rusalka and Ennio Morricone’s Nella Fantasia are interpreted fabulously by this young singer. So, also for the people who don’t neccesarily like classical (or rather opera) music, the album Amira really offers a lot of listening enjoyment. Lovely to listen and dream away…
On this CD, Amira is accompanied by the Prague City Philharmonic Orchestra and the St. Joseph Youth Choir, ensuring a great, not too heavy musical accompaniment and a wonderful and very harmonic choir.
All in all I can only say that, without doubt, there will be very experienced vocalists who will be able to sing the titles on this CD in a better way, but A. this is purely a matter of taste and B. we should never forget that Amira recorded this CD when she was only 9 years old, which for sure can be called something unique.
If you buy this CD, you directly help Amira with her charity project. Already as a 7-year-old, Amira already noticed that it’s not obvious that all children have a good place to play, close to their home just like the kids in the Netherlands have. She decided that, should she ever get the possibility, she would help those children. Amira donates half of the CD-revenue into her own charity project to build playgrounds. In the township of Ikageng (near Potchefstroom in South-Africa) she already opened the first playground in early March, and she wants much more! Besides a promising vocal talent, Amira Willighagen is also a Girl on a Mission!