Local Musical Wunderkind Amartya Kallingal Accompanied Moscow Ballet Principal Ballerina at Carrollton’s Townsend Center in 2018
Violinist Amartya Kallingal accompanied a prima ballerina in Saint-Saëns’ iconic “Dying Swan,” before a performance of the Great Russian Nutcracker on the 2018 Dove of Peace Tour at Carrollton’s Townsend Center. The performance was part of Moscow Ballet’s community engagement program “Musical Wunderkind.”
Amartya Kallingal has been playing violin since he was five-years-old. He has performed with Metro Youth Symphony Orchestra, All State Middle School Orchestra and the Atlanta Junior Chamber Orchestra. Moscow Ballet’s acclaimed Musical Wunderkind program selects local youth based upon their demonstrated skills and talents. Moscow Ballet “Musical Wunderkind,” who perform in many cities on the 2018 tour, are Concerto Competition winners and the next generation of professional musicians. Through this program they have the rare opportunity of accompanying a world-class Principal Ballerina live before their hometown audience.