Patricia Viktorovna Kopachinskaja (Patricia Kopatchinskaja) |
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Patricia Viktorovna Kopachinskaja (Patricia Kopatchinskaja) |

Patricia Kopatchinskaya

Date of birth
Austria, USSR

Patricia Viktorovna Kopachinskaja (Patricia Kopatchinskaja) |

Patricia Kopachinskaya was born in 1977 in Chisinau in a family of musicians. In 1989 she moved with her parents to Europe, where she was educated in Vienna and Bern as a violinist and composer. In 2000, she became a laureate of the International Yen Competition. G. Schering in Mexico. In the 2002/03 season The young artist made her debut in New York and many European countries, representing Austria in the Rising Stars series of concerts.

Patricia collaborated with well-known conductors – A. Boreyko, V. Fedoseev, M. Jansons, N. Yarvi, P. Yarvi, Sir R. Norrington, S. Oramo, H. Schiff, S. Skrovachevsky and many orchestras, including the Bolshoi Symphony orchestra them. P. I. Tchaikovsky, the Vienna Philharmonic, the symphony orchestras of Vienna, Berlin, Stuttgart Radio, Finnish Radio, the Bergen Philharmonic and the Champs Elysees, the Tokyo Symphony NHK, the German Chamber Philharmonic, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the Salzburg Camerata, Württemberg Chamber Orchestra.

The artist has played in the largest concert halls in the world, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, Wigmore Hall and Royal Festival Hall in London, Berlin Philharmonic, Musikverein in Vienna, Mozarteum in Salzburg, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Suntory hall in Tokyo. She performs annually at the leading European music festivals: in Lucerne, Gstaad, Salzburg, Vienna, Ludwigsburg, Heidelberg, Montpellier and many others.

The extensive repertoire of Patricia Kopachinskaya includes works by composers from the Baroque era to the present day. The violinist constantly includes compositions by contemporaries in her programs, including those written especially for her by composers R. Carrick, V. Lann, V. Dinescu, M. Iconoma, F. Karaev, I. Sokolov, B. Ioffe.

In the 2014/15 season Patricia Kopachinskaya made her debut with the Berlin Philharmonic at the Musikfest in Berlin, with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at the MusicaViva festival in Munich, the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, the Academy of Early Music Berlin (conductor René Jacobs) and the MusicaAeterna Ensemble (conductor Theodor Currentzis) . There were performances with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Stuttgart Radio Orchestra conducted by Sir Roger Norrington and the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy; the violinist made her debut as a partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and a solo concert at the “Dialogue Festival” in the Salzburg Mozarteum. As artist-in-residence of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra this season, she has performed with the orchestra under the baton of Roland Kluttig (Forum for New Music concerts), Philippe Herreweghe and Andrés Orozco-Estrada.

In the spring of 2015, the artist toured Switzerland with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo, the Netherlands and France with the Champs Elysees Orchestra conducted by Philippe Herreweghe. During a large European tour with the North German Radio Orchestra under the direction of Thomas Hengelbrock, she performed the Violin Concerto “Offertorium” by S. Gubaidulina.

She also performed at the closing concerts of the MostlyMozart Festival at Lincoln Center and with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Yurovsky at the Edinburgh and Santander festivals.

The violinist pays great attention to the performance of chamber music. She constantly performs in ensembles with cellist Sol Gabetta, pianists Markus Hinterhäuser and Polina Leshchenko. Kopatchinskaya is one of the founders and primarius of the Quartet-lab, a string quartet in which her partners are Pekka Kuusisto (2nd violin), Lilly Maiala (viola) and Peter Wiespelwei (cello). In the autumn of 2014, Quartet-lab toured European cities, giving concerts at the Vienna Konzerthaus, London’s Wigmore Hall, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and the Konzerthaus Dortmund.

Patricia Kopachinskaya made many recordings. In 2009, she received the ECHOKlassik Prize in the Chamber Music nomination for her recording of Beethoven’s, Ravel’s and Bartok’s sonatas, made in duet with Turkish pianist Fazil Say. Recent releases include Concertos by Prokofiev and Stravinsky with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, as well as a CD of concertos by Bartok, Ligeti and Eötvös with the Frankfurt Radio Orchestra and EnsembleModern (Frankfurt), released on the Naive label. This album was awarded the Gramophone Record of the Year 2013, ICMA, ECHOKlassik awards, and was nominated for a Grammy in 2014. The violinist also recorded several CDs with works by composers of the second half of the XNUMXth—XNUMXst centuries: T. Mansuryan, G. Ustvolskaya, D. Doderer, N. Korndorf, D. Smirnov, B. Ioffe, F. Say.

Patricia Kopachinskaya was awarded the Young Artist Award by the International Credit Swiss Group (2002), the New Talent Award by the European Broadcasting Union (2004), and the German Radio Award (2006). The British Royal Philharmonic Society named her “Instrumentalist of the Year 2014” for a series of concerts in the UK.

The artist is an ambassador of the “Planet of People” charitable foundation, through which she supports children’s projects in her homeland – the Republic of Moldova.

Patricia Kopatchinska plays the violin Giovanni Francesco Pressenda (1834).

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