Patricia Kopatchinskaja
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Ojai Music Festival’s roaming violinist

Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs Luigi Nono’s, “La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopia Futura,” during a community concert that is part of the Ojai Music Festival at Libbey Park in Ojai on June 7, 2018. Kopatachinskaja is this year’s music director of the festival. The festival goes through Sunday.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs Luigi Nono’s, “La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopia Futura,” on top of a picnic table during a community concert that is part of the Ojai Music Festival at Libbey Park in Ojai on June 7, 2018. Kopatachinskaja is this year’s music director of the festival. The festival goes through Sunday.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja plays while making her entrance to the American premiere of  “Bye Bye Beethoven,” at the Ojai Music Festival held in the Libbey Bowl in Ojai on June 7, 2018.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs in the American premiere of “Bye Bye Beethoven,” at the Ojai Music Festival held in the Libbey Bowl in Ojai on June 7, 2018.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja sits on the stage at the conclusion of the American premiere of  “Bye Bye Beethoven,” at the Ojai Music Festival held in the Libbey Bowl in Ojai on June 7, 2018.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, center, plays with members of the orchestra for the American premiere of “Bye Bye Beethoven,” at the Ojai Music Festival held in the Libbey Bowl in Ojai on June 7, 2018.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, center, looks out over the crowd while taking a bow with members of the orchestra after performing the American premiere of “Bye Bye Beethoven,” at the Ojai Music Festival held in the Libbey Bowl in Ojai on June 7, 2018.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
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