Patricia Kopatchinskaja, who is known for playing barefoot, planned this year’s Ojai Music Festival with her characteristic energy, whimsy and theatrical ambition.
Michael Hersch’s latest piece, “I hope we get a chance to visit soon,” includes settings of emails he exchanged with a friend dying of the disease.
A star tenor canceling at the Met, a beloved performance space moving and a clever cadenza were some of the week’s highlights.
The dynamic conductor Vladimir Jurowski brought attention to the teeming crosscurrents and disruptions that run through Mahler’s Fourth Symphony.
There is only one Patricia Kopatchinskaja. And she performs Prokofiev with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at David Geffen Hall.
Patricia Kopatchinskaja of Moldova is rarely at her home in Bern, Switzerland, as she captures audiences worldwide.