A 5-year-old went on stage and sat at the piano: everyone thought
he was joking, but the boy started playing Mozart
In a small auditorium, a five-year-old boy came on stage and sat down at the piano. The audience gasped at the child. But the boy confidently opened the lid and suddenly began to play Mozart’s most difficult work, without making a single mistake.
After the first notes, many in the audience began to whisper. They recognized the first movement of Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 16 in C Major, a work that is difficult for an adult, established musician to play.
«It’s an incredible skill for a child. Take into account the size of his hands as well. After all, the piano is even harder for him to play than an adult,» people commented on Alberto’s performance.
A video of the boy’s performance quickly went viral online. People managed to find out his name — Alberto Cartuccia Cingolani was brought up in a family of musicians, the piano. He mastered it when he was three years old.