patricia kopatchinskaja

I play the violin by coincidence. Everything is out of my control and that is magic - like falling in love. We need to remember us as we were children - pure and daring!'

In this lighthearted, stream of consciousness video violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja - The Strad's May 2017 issue cover star - takes us on a frenetic journey to find the magic in music.

Read: ‘It is not my duty to be liked and loved by everybody,’ says violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Watch: Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs Stravinsky encore