Daily Joy: Saint-Saëns’ “The Swan”

The melody from Camille Saint-Saëns’ “The Swan” from The Carnival of the Animals is one of the most lyrical melodies written for cello.

For today’s Daily Joy, enjoy the piece performed by an impressive 15-year-old, Laura Navasardian, and pianist Orli Shaham.

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Laura Navasardian (cello), 15, from New York, New York is a sophomore at the Professional Children’s School. She studies piano with Clara Kim at The Juilliard School Pre-College Division. Her proudest musical accomplishment was performing with the Boston Pops at Boston’s Symphony Hall. Outside of music, Laura loves cooking, eating, and makeup.