Patricia Kopatchinskaja VIOLIN

Highlights of Patricia Kopatchinskaja’s 2012/13 season included performances with WDR Sinfonieorchester, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande with Neeme Järvi, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, both with Pablo Heras-Casado, and Mahler Chamber Orchestra with Andrés Orozco-Estrada. She also toured the Netherlands with Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, Amsterdam Sinfonietta and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and in summer 2013 led a twelve-concert tour of Australia with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

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2013/14 sees Kopatchinskaja make a number of debuts including NHK Symphony Orchestra (again under the baton of Vladimir Ashkenazy), Akademie für alte Musik Berlin conducted by René Jacobs and Musica Aeterna Ensemble with Teodor Currentzis. She will also perform Peter Eötvös’ recent violin concerto DoReMi (with the composer conducting) with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks as part the Musica Viva Festival in Munich in spring 2014. Other highlights of the season include a major European tour with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski, a play/direct programme with Britten Sinfonia at London’s Barbican Centre and a residency at the 2013 Beethovenfest Bonn which will feature a number of chamber concerts as well as a performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Bamberger Symphoniker under the baton of Jonathan Nott.

Chamber music is of immense importance to Kopatchinskaja's artistic life and her regular chamber partners include Fazil Say, Sol Gabetta, Markus Hinterhäuser and Polina Leschenko, as well as members of her own family. She is also a founding member of the newly formed quartet-lab, a string quartet with Pekka Kuusisto, Lilli Maijala and Pieter Wispelwey.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja records exclusively for Naïve Classique and recent releases for the label include her reading of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Philippe Herreweghe and the Orchestre des Champs-Élysées and a critically acclaimed all-Hungarian CD featuring Bartók's second Violin Concerto, Ligeti's Concerto and Peter Eötvös' Seven. Her latest disc - a recording of violin concerti by Prokofiev and Stravinsky with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski - is released in autumn 2013.