Watch a hilarious and cringe-inducing page-turning nightmare live in concert

Page turning nightmare

Experience the horror of any accompanist's worst nightmare, a roll of pages that simply won't behave.

During a recital of some rather lush-sounding Debussy, violinist Patrycja Piekutowska reached a crucial moment, a high tremolo.

Unfortunately, that coincided with a nasty page-turn for her accompanist, Maria Szwajger-Kulakowska. And poor Maria, try as she might, came a cropper and unfurled literally yards of sheet music onto the floor.

Marvel at the awkwardness and hilarity:

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