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3 January 2017, 12:34
Brazilian pianist Eliane Rodrigues was about to give a performance of Chopin and Piazzolla at De Doelen in Rotterdam, however when she began her recital she noticed something wasn't quite right with the piano.
One of the pedals was sticking, so while the piano was replaced she decided to have a bit of fun with the resonating sound and perform for the audience in the meantime - and they loved it (look out for the lady crying with laughter at 6:03)! Even when the staff tried to manoeuvre around her to wheel away the piano and lower it below the stage, she continued to play as she disappeared in style.
Watch the video here:
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