This is what a piano looks like after an international competition

15 June 2015, 09:51

A shocking picture of a blood-stained keyboard has been posted to social media by one of the judges of the Cincinnati World Piano Competition.

Frank Weinstock, who is judging the competition, uploaded the photograph to Facebook at the end of last week, prompting a stream of comments surprised and in some cases impressed by the dedication.

Weinkstock wrote: “This is a picture of the keyboard after a competitor finished a performance of the Bartok Sonata in the quarter finals yesterday--ouch!”

He added that the competitor did manage to progress to the next round of the competition.

I'm judging for the Cincinnati World Piano Competition this week with Jura Margulis, Boris Slutsky, Akemi Alink, and...

Posted by Frank Weinstock on Thursday, 11 June 2015
Classic FM Apps

Get the Classic FM app for iPhone, iPad and Android - now with HD audio

rune brodahl horn player

Joyous: this horn player absolutely lets rip during a ballet performance

Backstreet Boys in the style of Bach

The Backstreet Boys' 'I Want It That Way' in the style of a Bach Allemande

Sunshine

Quiz: Answer these questions and we'll tell you what your ultimate summer banger is