Most memorable piano moments of the decade

23 December 2019
By Ellie Palmer
We take a look back at some of the best, most stressful, most shocking and most emotional moments of the decade

Brazilian pianist Eliane Rodrigues takes her performance below the stage


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Maria João Pires expects another Mozart concerto... but recovers effortlessly


Tokio Myers becomes the first-ever pianist to win a British talent show


A cell phone stops Christian Zacharias' Haydn performance


Tchaikovsky finalist An Tianxu undone by an administrative error


Nobuyuki Tsujii bursts into tears playing his piece for the victims of the Japanese Tsunami in 2011


Elton John surprises crowd in London train station


Daniil Trifinov wins the 2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition


Domingos Antonio-Gomes breaks world record for most piano keys hit in one minute