Powerful and finely nuanced interpretations, sumptuous sonorities, and a compelling stage presence are just a few of the hallmarks of internationally acclaimed violinist Timothy Chooi. A popular soloist and recitalist, he is sought after as much for his passionate performances as for his wide-ranging repertoire. Recent honors include Second Prize, Belgium’s world-renowned 2019 Queen Elisabeth Competition, First Prize, the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition in Germany, and the First Prize, the 2018 Schadt Violin Competition in the USA. Recently he was the recipient of one…
Freie Presse (Sachsens Größte Zeitung)
La Presse; Montreal
4 November 2022
Review: The two faces of Beethoven (DSO Berlin, Linz, Austria)
Timothy Chooi... the Canadian-American violinist focused on the lyrical side of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and was able to demonstrate his brilliant technique. In interaction with the DSO Berlin, which used significantly more vibrato here and sounded almost a little slowed down, a completely different Beethoven emerged than after the break with his 3rd symphony.
30 October 2022
Tour with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
After an incredible and successful debut with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin in June 2022, he was immediately reinvited to go on tour under the baton of Jukka Pekka Saraste. This tour goes to Liechenstein, Innsbruck and Linz from Oct 31-Nov 3.