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5-Yr-Old Piano Prodigy Plays For 101-Yr-Old Grandma, But Her Final Request Has Him Fighting Back Tears.

Just months after piano virtuoso Ryan Wang played to packed audiences on The Ellen Show and at New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall, he held a private, one-on-one performance for his oldest fan — a woman who’s nearly a century older than him.

Ryan, who was 5 years old at the time, played “Variations on an Inner Mongolian Folk Song”for 101-year-old Dorothy Landry in a recital that was arranged by Canadian digital music provider CBC Music.



Landry said she first became aware of the young prodigy when he was three years old.

She’d attended one of his concerts previously, but she couldn’t fully appreciate the music because she’s hard of hearing. That’s when CBC Music stepped in, arranging the private performance between Landry and the young prodigy from Vancouver, British Colombia.


After he’d finished playing the piece, Landry and Wang sat together in a darkened room, her in a wheelchair and him in a chair, his hands wrapped around a large teddy bear and his feet dangling well above the floor.

“I like playing for Grandma Dorothy,”he said. “I think it makes her happy.”

“I’m looking forward to hearing him again. He’s a very special little person,”Landry said, thanking Wand and telling him to come see her when he returns from a planned trip to China.


When the camera cuts to him again, Ryan’s eyes are filled with tears.

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