11-year-old kid plays Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu from memory, with stunning technique

29 November 2017, 13:12

This tiny kid nailing one of Chopin’s most fiendish solo piano compositions will make you wonder what you were doing with your life when you were 11.

Simonas Miknius is a young pianist from Lithuania, and he is totally insane on the keys.

In this video, he plays Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor with the emotion and precision of a player twice his age.

Just look at his fingers fly up and down that Bösendorfer piano:

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Although it is now one of Chopin’s most popular works, the Fantaisie-Impromptu was never meant to be published.

The Romantic composer didn’t want any of his unpublished manuscripts to be in the public domain, but the decision was made to publish this solo piano work after his early death in 1849.

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