About the show
Peter Bence is a worldwide piano sensation, composer, and music producer who holds a Guinness World Record for being the “Fastest Piano Player”. He has taken the Internet by storm with his piano arrangements, collecting over 1.2 Billion video hits and a huge following on YouTube and Facebook over the past 5 years.
He has been often referred to as a musician who not only revolutionizes the way piano is played, but influences new generations of pianist and musicians to come.
Bence has achieved sensational success with his edgy, percussive and expressive playing style that has broken down boundaries between classical and popular music.
He takes the piano to a whole new level, turning the instrument into a full orchestra, which inspires both younger and older generations of musicians and music lovers from everywhere around the world.
After his training in classical piano and composition, he continued his studies as a scholar at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts as a film scoring and piano major, where he would absorb a wide spectrum of musical genres, many of which contributing to his style today. In January 2012 he attained the Guinness World Record for the “most piano key hits in one minute” with 765
Peter began uploading videos to YouTube while at Berklee and in 2015 with his arrangement of Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ he quickly rose to fame, collecting a whopping 10 million hits over just a few days, becoming a massive viral sensation. Now he has over 950+ million accumulative video views on YouTube and Facebook combined. In the past four years he has performed sold out shows in
over 40 countries, including the Sydney Opera House, Lotte Concert Hall in Seoul, Stadthalle in Vienna or Victoria Hall in Geneva. He opened BBC’s Proms
In The Park 2017, in Hyde Park, London for 50,000 people.
In 2020 his album “The Awesome Piano” - debuted on the Steinway & Sons label - immediately charted #1 on iTunes in multiple countries and #11 on Billboard (worldwide)