- The Princess of Wales shares a sweet connection with her daughter Charlotte
- Princess Kate revealed her daughter's emerging talent
- They both love piano melodies
In a heartwarming reveal that's got royal fans buzzing, Princess Kate (41) has let slip that Princess Charlotte (8) is tickling the ivories, following in her musically inclined footsteps! The Princess of Wales spilled the beans while chatting with none other than piano virtuoso Lang Lang (40) at the star-studded Royal Variety Performance.
Princess Charlotte's piano prodigy status
"Charlotte's got the music in her, just like her mum!" Lang Lang shared, echoing Princess Kate's proud parent moment. "Her Royal Highness encouraged her little pianist, saying 'practice makes perfect, and you could shine like Lang Lang one day!'"
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The Royal Variety Performance wasn't just a night of glamour but also a touching tribute to young talent. Lang Lang performed with Lucy (13), a blind and autistic piano prodigy who captured hearts on the musical competition show The Piano. The Princess was keen to learn about their inspiring collaboration, which began at Leeds Train Station and led to a magical partnership.
Royal grooves: A family affair
Music is no stranger to the royal household, with Prince George (10) and Princess Charlotte spotted getting their groove on at the Coronation Concert. The youngest, Prince Louis (5), missed out on the musical extravaganza, but we're sure he's got some moves of his own!
Princess Kate isn't just a royal figure; she's a piano enthusiast with a history of musical education, including the piano, flute, and choir. Her piano teacher from the '90s, Daniel Nicholls, reminisced, "She was a delight to teach, not a concert pianist in the making, but she was dedicated and followed instructions well."
Fast forward to the pandemic, and Kate found solace in the piano keys, even surprising viewers with a special performance during a Christmas carol show in 2021. She accompanied singer Tom Walker in a moving rendition of "For Those Who Can't Be Here," showcasing her talent and the unifying power of music.
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Princess Kate's musical journey continued with a contribution to the Eurovision Song Contest, joining the Kalush Orchestra for a segment of their winning song, "Stefania."
Get ready for another dose of royal harmony as Princess Kate is set to host the third annual Christmas carol service at Westminster Abbey. The festive event, airing on ITV on Christmas Eve, promises to be a melodic celebration you won't want to miss!