Ludovico Einaudi says he was surprised his music was a hit in both pop and classical charts
The Italian composer and pianist has had 13 tracks in the top 20 classical chart recently.
His latest album, "In a Time Lapse" is the first piece in classical history to sell more digital copies than physical ones.
Ludovico says he likes to composes music in a meditative state when in the countryside or in Milan.
He also admits to Charlie and Louise that he was surprised that his music was a hit in both the popular and classical charts.
Available since: Thu 21 Feb 2013
More clips from 21/02/2013
More clips from Breakfast
- X Factor favourite Ben Haenow on why he doesn't like watching himself Duration: 05:26 29/10/2014
- Jake Gyllenhaal on playing the 'paparazzi of pain' Duration: 06:25 29/10/2014
- Mark and Karen bring some Strictly sparkle to the sofa Duration: 05:39 28/10/2014
- Anything goes! When Tony met Gaga Duration: 04:00 23/10/2014
- David Nicholls: How do you follow up a publishing sensation? Duration: 06:07 02/10/2014