Emotional sounds

[... In Ingolstadt the Hamburg born Sabrina-Vivian Höpcker, performed the rather broody violin concerto of Brahms - and stunned. Höpcker has not only an impeccable technique, flawless intonation and a silky virtuosity. She also has a unique perspective on this somewhat monstrous concert. Her interpretation has an almost modest painting. She does not love the extremes, plays fast passages meticulously and doesn't emotionally overreact not even in the climaxes.

Above all, she has a specially touching delicate sound with a nordic-matt shine especially in 'pianissimo'. The final passage of the first movement or the entire slow movement were characterized by an intimate, unpretentious beauty. ...]

Source: Donaukurier, Text: Schaffer