Some say that street performing is the most raw and genuine form of music sharing. The best ones are those that are spontaneous as it captures an intimate moment between the performer and the audience that is rarely seen in our lives.
Here are some of the best piano street performances around the world :
1. 11 year old George Harliono plays Moonlight Sonata (3rd mov) on a street piano in the rain
George Harliono made his concerto debut at the age of 12 and has been a regular performer with various orchestras. In this video, he plays Moonlight Sonata (3rd mov) on a street piano despite the rain. His extraordinary talent quickly captures the public's attention as they crowd around him to watch his performance.
2. The Avengers Theme INSANE piano cover on street piano
For those who are big MARVEL fans, this street performance will definitely not let you down! Elijah Lee is a Korean piano musician who often uploads piano covers of game and film soundtracks on his Youtube channel. He has also written original compositions and has been uploading them online since 2014.
3. Spontaneous Street Piano and Violin Duet in New York City with Ada Pasternak
Dotan Negrin, the host of Youtube channel, Piano Around The World, invites a violinist, Ada Pasternak, to duet with him as he plays the piano. What followed after was an extraordinary moment between the two musicians as they bond over their love for music.
4. Homeless Man Plays Street Piano Beautifully in Florida (Come Sail Away)
Donald Gould, the then 51 year-old homeless man stunned passersby when he played a beautiful rendition of Styx's Come Sail Away in Florida. The video has gone viral on the internet as it had accumulated 8 million views in total since its upload in 2015.
5. Epic Piano Battle Brings Crowd To A Standstill
Two professional piano players, Dr K and Terry Miles, drew a large crowd as they improvised a Boogie Woogie piano battle at a busy London station. Smiles can be seen on the audience's faces as they watched on the amusing yet energetic live performance of these two.
Zoe is an avid fan of all kinds of music. Her primary instrument is the guitar but she is always passionately learning how to play other instruments such as the drums and keyboard. She is currently playing the bass guitar in a band and has been routinely involved in music since she was a child.