Barefoot Fiddler20 July - 3 August 2013


MOZART Adagio and Fugue
BACH Concerto for three violins, BWV1064 
GINASTERA Concerto for strings
MENDELSSOHN Concerto in D Minor


Patricia Kopatchinskaja Guest Director & Violin
Helena Rathbone Violin
Rebecca Chan Violin

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A free spirit who approaches music with an unquenchable sense of fun and discovery, Patricia Kopatchinskaja is a joy to play with and watch.

Patricia performs Bach and Mendelssohn violin concertos and a haunting work by Argentinian composer Ginastera, featuring solos for five principal musicians.

Trust this enchanting violinist with your ears and she'll lead you a merry dance, bare feet and all.

In this concert ACO Principal Double Bass, Maxime Bibeau, officially unveils the latest addition to our outstanding array of instruments, a late-16th century Gasparo da Salò double bass.

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"[Patricia Kopatchinskaya] likes to seek out disconcerting shadows, whimsical digressions and demonic energy in the music and relishes the orchestra's engaged ..."

Sydney Morning Herald