Pappano’s Classical Voices

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Series in which conductor Sir Antonio Pappano explores the great roles and the greatest singers of the last 100 years through the prism of the main classical voice types – soprano, tenor, mezzo-soprano, baritone and bass. On 28 June at 9 pm on BBC Four, the “Soprano” episode will air. Pappano looks in detail at performances from legendary sopranos of …

as Marie in Die Soldaten

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ZIMMERMANN Die Soldaten Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich role: Marie Kirill Petrenko, conductor | Andreas Kriegenburg, stage director INTERVIEW & EXTENSIVE FOOTAGE dctp.tv / "10 vor 11" Programm REVIEWS "Canadian Barbara Hannigan's Marie might well be the performance of the year, both vocally and dramatically. Hannigan played every imaginable nuance of this complicated character, easily conquering death-defying intervals without once losing vocal ...

Artiste étoile at the Lucerne Festival

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At this year’s Lucerne Festival, Barbara Hannigan is the ‘Artiste étoile’ and performs in a series of concerts throughout the festival. Hannigan conducts and sings with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in a late night concert of Rossini, Mozart, Ligeti and Fauré; sings in the world premiere of Unsuk Chin’s Le Silence des Sirènes with the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra conducted …

PORTRAIT: New York Times

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PORTRAIT: “Her Hands Lead, Her Voice Follows” Barbara Hannigan Sings and Conducts at the Lucerne Festival written by James R. Oestreich, New York Times “Barbara Hannigan, a superb and versatile Canadian soprano, has found another use for her hands and arms. At 43, she is developing a second career, as a conductor, and she seems to be stealing shows around …

Gramophone: Soprano of our time

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“Soprano of our time: Barbara Hannigan” Barbara Hannigan speaks with Rebecca Schmid of Gramophone Magazine about the world premiere of let me tell you. “It started out as a birthday present. The soprano Barbara Hannigan, asked to sing at a surprise party for the writer and critic Paul Griffiths, moved toward bigger plans. When the Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen was …