Unmasking the Arts with Helga Davis

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja in Conversation with Helga Davis

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Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja is one of the most trailblazing and innovative musicians of our time, dedicating her unparalleled artistry to harnessing the fierce urgency of the present moment and championing the integral relationship between music and our humanity. She joins Helga Davis in the second episode of our Unmasking the Arts: Looking to the Future conversation series in a personal discussion about the impact of the past year that reveals why her unorthodox approach to music-making is now more important than ever.

“This is a moment to understand that we are a part of nature…a continuation of this state of spirit is killing all of us. When I hear a bird outside who is not prohibited to twitter, I feel happy for him. We musicians are also a kind of bird, but we cannot twitter…”

—Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja