Une Journée avec Barbara Hannigan sur France Musique

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France Musique dedicates a day to Barbara Hannigan On Monday October 2nd, France Musique will devote the entire day to Canadian soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan, highlighting her recordings, performances and favourites, as well as featuring a series of interviews which will be broadcast throughout the week, from October 2nd to 6th. France Musique gave Barbara carte blanche for an …

In the media: Crazy Girl Crazy Interviews & Feature Articles

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Crazy Girl Cover story Gramophone magazine –Gramophone magazine, Neil Fisher, September 2017 Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan spends her time playing women on the edge but, as she releases a first CD as both singer and conductor, there’s no place she’d rather be Barbara Hannigan: Crazy Girl –Cadences.fr, Yutha Tep, 15 September 2017 Pour moi, l’élément qui réunit le chant et …

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Cover story Gramophone magazine

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“Crazy Girl” feature article written by Neil Fisher Barbara is featured on the cover of the September 2017 issue of Gramophone, on sale from August 11. Barbara Hannigan is the very model of a modern musician, already one of the most sought-after singers in the world, she is now releasing her first recording as both soprano and conductor. Neil Fisher …

Barbara featured on ZDF’s aspekte

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Ahead of her soprano/conductor concerts in Zürich with the Tonhalle Orchester, Barbara was featured on ZDF’s programme aspekte. Ausnahmemusikerin: Barbara Hannigan​ Ausnahmemusikerin: Barbara HanniganDie kanadische Sängerin hat mehr Uraufführungen gesungen als all ihre Kolleginnen, gilt als Kultfigur der musikalischen Moderne. Seit ein paar Jahren steht sie auch am Dirigentenpult. Wir haben sie bei den Proben zu einem Konzert mit den …

Portrait article in The Times: “An opera diva who knows how to conduct herself”

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“An opera diva who knows how to conduct herself: Barbara Hannigan talks about how to create a masterpiece and her journey from soprano to maestro” portrait article written by Neil Fisher in The Times In this portrait article, Barbara speaks to The Times about recent world premieres, her soprano-to-maestro move, and starting a foundation for young singers. Read the full …

Pelléas et Mélisande: Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

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Barbara makes her debut as Mélisande in Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande at this year’s Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, directed by Katie Mitchell. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in the Festival’s new production of the opera, which is in partnership with Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa and the Beijing Music Festival. Performances take place on 2, 4, 7 (*live stream), 13 and 16 …

Soprano Hannigan shatters classical music’s glass ceiling

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“Soprano Hannigan shatters classical music’s glass ceiling” – AFP.com, 27 November 2015 an excerpt: “The Canadian soprano is rewriting the rules of classical music not just as a performer but as a conductor. “Mommy, I didn’t know women were allowed to be conductors,” a friend’s daughter once said when she saw her take the stage. But Hannigan not only conducts, …

With Every Sound: Barbara Hannigan and the Art of Witnessing

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Featured this month on Music and Literature, an article written by Elodie Olson-Coons. an abbreviated excerpt from this very thorough article: “Much of Barbara Hannigan’s appeal lies in the extreme nature of her performances, blending physical strength, vocal technique, and feats of memorization with a burning emotional intensity. Opera, that most contrived of art forms, has not traditionally been the …

Hannigan – sopran som tar ledningen

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Interview in Göteborgs-Posten Sopran och dirigent. En ovanlig kombination. Men för Barbara Hannigan hör sång och dirigerande ihop. – Jag ser inte mig själv som främst som sångare utan som en kreativ person, säger hon. I kväll ger hon sin första konsert som artist in residence på Konserthuset. När vi ses kommer hon direkt från en intensiv repetition. Hon har …