Competing against the world’s best talents to become the world’s fastest piano player at just 13 years of age shows the amount of exquisite talent that Lydian Nadhaswaram possesses. Lydian comes from Chennai, Tamil Nadu in India, his fast-piano playing skills have earned him a lot of praises and success at a very young age. Watch the fast-piano playing skills that earned him the title of becoming the world’s fastest piano player in the world in the video below.
Lydian Nadhaswaram,a 13-Year Old Indian kid competed against ‘The World’s Best’ to become the ‘The World’s Fastest Piano Player’.
Lydian’s love for music was first noticed by his father Varshan Sathish. He taught him few renditions of songs from Indian movies that Lydian learned to play on drums. Though he attracted global attention for his drumming, he had been playing a few percussion instruments when he was just eight years old. It was after some years that he started playing the piano, Beethoven, Liszt, and, Mozart.
He performed on composer Rimsky’s‘Flight Of The Bumblebee”, which is believed to be a difficult song to play on the piano. He performed this song at three different speeds, 160,280 and 325 beats per minute. The judges were completely awestruck with his fast piano playing skills and the judges RuPaul Charles, Faith Hill and, Drew Barrymore loved his performance. His amazing piano skills made him move into the next round with a score of 85.
He competed with the world’s best talents from all across the globe and soared through the battle rounds and champion rounds to reach the finale. In his final performance at the finale, he performed his rendition of Beethoven’s ‘Fur Elise’ and Chopin’s ‘Etude’ playing two pianos at the same time. He was successful again in impressing the judges and got a standing ovation for his melodious piano rendition. He earned a score of 84 which was the highest in the finale night and he ended up winning the title with $1 million.
Check out his more beautiful renditions with piano and other percussion instruments on his
Youtube channel- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpoeBBJnPtgAqC_-pnY_K4w
Lydian to Make His Debut As A Film Composer
After he won the title of The World’s Best, Lydian had the opportunity to work as the music composer and director in his debut film Barroz to be produced under Mohanlal. It will be a 3D fantasy film based on a famous child’s story that will also be Mohanlal’s directional debut.
On asking what he hopes for himself in the future, Lydian said that he wants to do an animation film and also play Moonlight Sonata on the moon by Beethoven. Go check out his Instagram page where he showcases his unique musical skills with a variety of musical instruments.