Los Angeles-born former child prodigy Kit Armstrong photographed with his grand piano in the church in northern France that has been his home since 2012. He performs in Hong Kong on December 11. Photo: Courtesy of Kit Armstrong
Los Angeles-born former child prodigy Kit Armstrong photographed with his grand piano in the church in northern France that has been his home since 2012. He performs in Hong Kong on December 11. Photo: Courtesy of Kit Armstrong

Polymath pianist and former child prodigy Kit Armstrong on being more than a performer – he’s teaching music appreciation to artificial intelligence

  • Kit Armstrong was composing music at 5, a science undergraduate at 10, a soloist with top orchestras as a teen and did a master’s in pure maths ‘to unwind’
  • Ahead of his piano recital in Hong Kong, he talks about his latest project – teaching music appreciation to AI to prepare it for composing its own tunes

Los Angeles-born former child prodigy Kit Armstrong photographed with his grand piano in the church in northern France that has been his home since 2012. He performs in Hong Kong on December 11. Photo: Courtesy of Kit Armstrong
Los Angeles-born former child prodigy Kit Armstrong photographed with his grand piano in the church in northern France that has been his home since 2012. He performs in Hong Kong on December 11. Photo: Courtesy of Kit Armstrong
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