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Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja's repertoire ranges from baroque and classical to a number of new commissions or re-interpretations of modern masterpieces.

Recent highlights include performances with London Philharmonic and Vladimir Jurowski (both at London’s Royal Festival Hall and in mainland Europe), Salonen’s Violin Concerto with Philharmonia Orchestra (with the composer conducting), concerts with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Leonard Slatkin, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Vladimir Ashkenazy, regular collaborations with Orchestre des Champs-Élysées and Camerata Salzburg, returns to Mahler Chamber Orchestra , a tour to the Netherlands with Amsterdam Sinfonietta and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, a twelve-concert tour of Australia with Australian Chamber Orchestra in summer 2013, as well as performances with WDR Sinfonieorchester, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Iceland Symphony and Finnish Radio Symphony orchestras. In 2012, she presented a programme dedicated to raising both funds and awareness for environmental causes in her native Moldova, in collaboration with members of the Staatskapelle Berlin.

Chamber music is of immense importance to the artistic life of Kopatchinskaja, who is also a founding member of quartet-lab, a string quartet.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja records exclusively for Naïve Classique. Her reading of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the Orchestre des Champs-Élysées has received much critical acclaim.

Winner of numerous prizes, Kopatchinskaja was recently announced as the recipient of the 2012 Praetorius Musikpreis Niedersachsen Award in the category of innovation. She is also a goodwill ambassador for the charity Terre des Hommes, supporting projects for children in Moldova.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja plays a violin made by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda in 1834.