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The 25-year old Timothy Chooi from Canada has been awarded 2nd prize at the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition in Brussels, Belgium. The 2019 jury comprises: Pierre Amoyal, Martin Beaver, Corina Belcea, Patrice Fontanarosa, Pamela Frank, Lorenzo Gatto, Koichiro Harada, Yossif...
24-year-old Canadian violinist is the first prize winner of the 10th Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hanover In the anniversary edition of the Joseph Joachim Violin Competition, the first prize in the amount of € 50,000 goes to Timothy Chooi. The award includes the loan of a...
I am happy to announce the release of my video Csárdás / Czardas from Monti filmed in Lionel Groulx Metro Station, Montreal, Québec (Canada) and recorded in Philadelphia. I really enjoyed to create that story around the music and to give that impromptu concert in metro station....
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Csárdás/Czardas-Monti Timothy Chooi (Violin)
Timothy Chooi, violin
Hanchien Lee, piano

The famous Hungarian folk piece, Csárdás arranged by Vittori Monti.

Enjoy this rendition of this famous violin virtuoso piece as documented at an impromptu concert in the Montréal Metro at Lionel-Groulx Station.

Csárdás is a traditional Hungarian folk dance, the name derived from csárda (old Hungarian term for tavern). It originated in Hungary and was popularized by Romani music (Cigány) bands in Hungary and neighboring lands of Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Burgenland, Croatia, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Transylvania and Moravia, as well as among the Banat Bulgarians, including those in Bulgaria.


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Sheet music here:
http://imslp.org/wiki/Cs%C3%A1rd%C3%A1s_(Monti%2C_Vittorio)

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Benoît Chamontin, creative producer
Drew Schlegel, recording engineer