This tiny kid 100% nailing a virtuosic piano sonata will make you reassess your own meagre talents

17 June 2016, 11:47

kid playing clementi

We don’t know who this kid is, or where they came from, but they can play piano better than us and it’s incredible.

So let’s say, generously, that this kid is 6 years old. Even if she’s 6 (and she’s probably actually like 4 or something), she’s so much better than almost every 7-year-old pianist out there.

When faced with Clementi’s Sonatina Op. 36 No. 6, this anonymous wunderkind makes light work of it:

So yeah, if you’re an aspiring pianist, give up. This kid’s going to win.

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