Opernwelt: Sängerin des Jahres 2013

CR AWARDS, OPERA

Opernwelt named Barbara Hannigan ‘Soprano of the Year’ (‘Sängerin des Jahres’). Additionally, George Benjamin’s opera Written on Skin was named ‘Production of the Year’ (‘Urauffürung des Jahres’). “Barbara Hannigan scheut vor nichts zurück. Als Agnès in George Benjamins «Written on Skin» (Uraufführung des Jahres) bestätigt die kanadische Sopranistin erneut ihren herausragenden Einsatz für zeitgenössische Musik; Komponisten wie Salvatore Sciarrino, Magnus …

Gramophone Classical Music Award 2013

CR AWARDS, RECORDINGS

Gramophone unveiled today the 11 recordings which have beaten more than 800 new releases to win the 2013 Gramophone Classical Music Awards for best in their category. Celebrating its 90th anniversary year with a new-look, streamlined Awards format, Gramophone announces these for the first time in advance of the Awards Ceremony on September 17 which, this year, is dedicated to …

Musical Personality of the Year

CR AWARDS, OPERA

Soprano Barbara Hannigan today receives one of the most important awards in French music, the ‘Prix de la personnalité musicale de l’année’ (Musical Personality of the Year) by the Syndicat de la Critique. Awarded by French music critics to an artist who has had a profound impact on French music over the past year, the award specifically recognises Hannigan’s ground-breaking …