This is what happens when one of the world’s greatest conductors stumbles across a public piano

7 September 2016, 23:12

riccardo muti chopin naples

Riccardo Muti was sightseeing in the Capodimonte Museum in Naples and happened to see an unused piano… you know what happens next.

The Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra was in Naples having a nose around one of its most beautiful museums when he was spotted.

According to Gramilano the conductor was asked for autographs and photos, but after obliging he was more interested in having a tinkle on the museum’s majestic piano.

So what did he play? A delightful Chopin waltz which delighted everyone, obviously: