Session Report: clowning around

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For violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja a bout of tendonitis was the perfect opportunity to widen her musical perspective by taking on the title role in Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire, as she tells Toby Deller

‘I am so incredibly happy and thankful for this piece because it enriched my universe called music. Getting away from the instrument and all the barriers you have as an instrumentalist, and stepping into this vast territory of really being yourself: it was an amazing trip. It was like going to the moon.’..

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