Violinist gets interrupted by Nokia ringtone, gives it right back

Violinist gets interrupted by Nokia ringtone, gives it right back
It is pretty hard to go anywhere these days without hearing the familiar sound of a stock ringtone from someone else’s phone, even in situations where most people have the decency to switch to silent mode.

As we saw earlier this month at the New York Philharmonic performance, some performers find an unwelcomed cell phone ring so infringing, that they must halt the entire performance.

When Lukáš Kmit was faced with a similar situation while playing his violin in Slovakia, he responded in a completely different manner. As you can see in the video below, he quickly regains his composure and plays back the famous Nokia tune, delighting the audience instead of letting the interruption spoil the performance.

We have to say, well played sir!

source: Mashable



1. hybris

Posts: 56; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Haha that's awesome. What a good sense of humor.

2. LoneShaolin

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

Not bad (Obamaface)

3. ironmarc89

Posts: 64; Member since: Jan 22, 2012

#Beast. I play the Piano myself....

4. joey18

Posts: 692; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

Is ambarrasing whe this happen

5. Glim12808

Posts: 394; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Very Impressive! But this does NOT excuse the owner of the cellphone at all!

6. TKFox007

Posts: 303; Member since: Nov 02, 2010

Like a boss!

7. Firedrops

Posts: 254; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

Wait, why is this on PA?

8. e.wvu unregistered

Because it's a Sunday and PA doesn't really have a lot of news posted on Sunday's. So why not?

15. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Cause.their idiots and bored.have nothing else.too post

9. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

When an iPhone rings during a show, its the end of the world, but when a Nokia does it, its alright. Dx

10. niteshbids

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 30, 2011

Its not about iPhones,Androids or Nokias here. It's about ill mannered people and prompt response by the violinist! Get a life or troll about your iBrick somewhere else

11. enternamehere

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

hehe nicely done kinsman :)

12. nat_frost

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 30, 2011

A note to Charlene. Lukáš Kmit is a viola player not the violin

13. -RVM-

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Well, after all its a well known composition (Gran Vals) from famous classical guitar composer Francisco Tarrega :)

14. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

They only try too pull a Apple only at a classical concert just too market themselves. Would throw the bum out. You dont see Black Berry or Android phones making sounds at classical concerts. Anyone would of know how too lower your volume or AT least mute your phone before the concert. Learn too show coutersy of others.

16. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

nice move on the violinist's part to bring a little levity to a rude situation.

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