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8 March 2019, 15:16 | Updated: 8 March 2019, 15:21
Here’s what happens when you play Stravinsky a bit too enthusiastically…
The Firebird, a ballet and orchestral work, is known for its energetic dances and crashing timpani drums.
But the music was all too much for Chines’ instrument. During a particularly powerful passage, a piece of one of the piano keys flew off under his right hand.
But then, like an absolute hero, Chines laughed it off and started the piece all over again, giving the audience a perfect new version. Expertly handled.
The video was posted by 2R Studio Produzioni Multimediali.