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French Pianist Braves Cold To Put On Magical Performance Below The Northern Lights.

Listening to Sofiane Pamart play the piano is always a treat for the ears, but seeing him play while the aurora borealis puts on a show overhead is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The good news for us is his performance was captured in stunning audio and video, so we can enjoy it any time we want!

Sofiane is a French pianist known for shunning the elitist ideas surrounding classical piano. He can play just about anything, from the classics to rap music. When Cercle Music asked him to perform in Lapland, Finland, miles north of the arctic circle, he gave the world an incredible gift of sight and sound.

During his one-hour-and-18-minute performance, Sofiane battled frozen fingers and frigid temperatures in order to play while the elusive northern lights flared brilliantly overhead. He later called the night “magical” and said he’d never forget it, tweeting, “Such a powerful & poetic atmosphere to share my music w/ u all.”

“I felt so much emotions from that sky that I had to give back from my piano,” he continued. “It was tough as my fingers were literally frozen. I struggled until the very last note as I knew the moment was special.”

We’re so glad he endured the cold to give us this gift! Watch the video below, and be sure to share.

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