Matthew is a Grade 5 standard violinist and also plays the guitar, drums, piano and viola.
Matthew Smith conducted the Nottingham Symphony Orchestra (NSO) on Sunday as they played Johann Strauss’s operetta Die Fledermaus.
The primary school pupil had the 1,300-strong audience in raptures after leading the 75-strong orchestra.
He said: “I’m now asked for my autograph as I walk to school.”
The Nottingham lad’s debut in the charity concert was watched by proud mum Beverly, 40.
Matthew’s mum felt ‘quite nervous’ for him because he is so young ,
She said: “I was quite nervous for him because he is 11-years-old and he is young.
“I just want him to enjoy the experience, I am very proud of him.”
He was watched by an audience of 1,300 and his proud mum, Beverlyn
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