Violinist Lukáš Kmiť was performing a solo piece in an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Presov, Slovakia, when his performance was interrupted by the jaunty tones of a Nokia marimba cellphone ring. Rather than get visably upset, as he certainly had every right and reason to, Kmiť defused the potentially angry situation by playfully riffing off the cellphone ring (which is based on a classical guitar piece "Gran Vals" by Francisco Tárrega) with a fast little jam.


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Violinist plays off interrupting cellphone ring during solo performance
Watch a quick-thinking violinist incorporate an interrupting marimba cellphone ring into his performance.