Intense Little Girl Belts Andrea Bocelli’s ‘Time to Say Goodbye’ and Judges Weep

In 2015, something remarkable happened in Germany. In the blind auditions of “The Voice Kids,” a young lady took the stage to perform Andrea Bocelli’s hit song “Time to Say Goodbye.” Her name was Solomia Lukyanets and her performance of the beautiful song had the judges quickly spinning in their chairs and some of them even began to cry.

As seasoned artists, it takes a lot to make the judges on these talent shows weep, but Solomia Lukyanets’ talent is so over-the-top that some of them were moved to tears.

Let’s dive in and learn all about Solomia Lukyanets. Then, you can watch the performance that touched people from all over the world.

Solomia Lukyanets singing Andrea Bocelli's "Time to Say Goodbye" at "The Voice Kids Germany"

Who Is Solomia Lukyanets?

Solomia Lukyanets is an opera singer from Ukraine. She was born on April 24, 2001, in Kiev, Ukraine, and she lived there for most of her early childhood.

When she was a little older, Solomia and her family moved to Berlin, Germany, where she currently lives.

This talented young lady has won many competitions and titles, but she is most well-known for her stellar performance of Andrea Bocelli’s hit song “Time to Say Goodbye” on the German and Ukrainian editions of “The Voice Kids.”

Solomia Lukyanets as an adult
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Here are some of the titles Solomia has brought home, according to her official Facebook page.

  • 1st place in the World of talents (Kiew, Ukraine) in 2005
  • 1st place in the World of talents International in 2006
  • 1st place in the Magic Candle International in 2007
  • 1st place in the New Wave Junior in 2009
  • 1st place in the International competition of young opera singer by Elena Obrastzova in 2010
  • 2nd Place in the Voice Kids Ukraine  in 2012

Also, Solomia has received the coveted “Pride of the Country” award in the rare talent category for 2010. This is an award that is presented every year by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

How Old Is Solomia Lukyanets?

Solomia Lukyanets was born in Ukraine on April 24, 2001. At the time of her performance on “The Voice Kids,” she was 14 years old. As of 2021, she is 20 years old.

Solomia Lukyanets singing Andrea Bocelli's "Time to Say Goodbye" at "The Voice Kids Germany"

What Happened to Solomia Lukyanets?

According to her Facebook page, Solomia Lukyanets is still performing. What this talented young lady does in the future remains to be seen. For now, she continues showcasing her talent on social media and in concert halls.

We found this video on YouTube. She looks amazing and all grown up. Her confidence is visible.

Did Solomia Lukyanets Win The Voice?

Solomia Lukyanets didn’t win “The Voice Kids Germany” even though her performance went viral. She didn’t make it to the semi-finals. However, she did move forward to the battle rounds.

Solomia Lukyanets Singing Andrea Bocelli’s “Time to Say Goodbye” on The Voice Kids

Whoever helped Solomia Lukyanets choose the song “Time to Say Goodbye,” made famous by Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman, for her performance during the blind auditions of “The Voice Kids,” they made an excellent choice. Solomia flawlessly delivered the song, prompting all three judges to turn their chairs.

Solomia Lukyanets singing Andrea Bocelli's "Time to Say Goodbye" at "The Voice Kids Germany"

Lena Meyer-Landru, one of the judges, burst into tears as she absorbed Solomia’s amazing vocals. Watch this remarkable performance below.

Brava, Solomia. Brava.