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Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin and Polina Leschenko, Piano

When

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 8:00 PM EDT

Where

Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall

Concert Classics Series

About the Event

First things first: it’s pronounced “Koh-pah-CHEEN-skah-yah,” but you can feel free to just call her “PatKop.” This wild-child of the violin has exploded onto the international scene in recent years with an untamable energy and a far-reaching approach to repertoire that runs from baroque and classical to commissions and reimagined modern masterpieces. For her PUC debut, she explores music rooted in her Moldovan-Austrian-Swiss heritage, from Enescu’s folksy Sonata No. 3 to the Hungarian flavors of Ravel’s “Tzigane.”

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Program

BÉLA BARTÓK Violin Sonata No. 2
FRANCIS POULENC Violin Sonata
GEORGE ENESCU Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 25
MAURICE RAVEL “Tzigane”

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AS FATE WOULD HAVE IT…

George Enescu may be a featured composer on this program, but he actually gave the PUC premiere of Ravel’s “Tzigane,” performing on the series as a violinist in 1938!

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