Concert

Giovanni Antonini conducts Vivaldi, Enescu, Sciarrino, Cattaneo, and Sollima — With Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy

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Cast

Patricia Kopatchinskaja — Violinist

Il Giardino Armonico — Orchestra

Giovanni Antonini — Conductor

Program notes

Maestro Giovanni Antonini leads the orchestra Il Giardino Armonico, who perform on period instruments alongside the extraordinary Patricia Kopatchinskaja—live from the Kirche Saanen in the 2022 edition of the renowned Gstaad Menuhin Festival!

The tailor-made concert by violin virtuoso Kopatchinskaja reflects her daring and innovative artistic approach. Featured works include Vivaldi’s celebrated concertos for violin and orchestra, including the superb La Tempesta di Mare—taken from the same series of twelve concertos as the Four Seasons—as well as several pieces by Romanian legend George Enescu and contemporary Italian composers Salvatore Sciarrino, Aureliano Cattaneo, and Giovanni Sollima.

Photo: Patricia Kopatchinskaja © Julia Wesely

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