Barbara Hannigan Melisande Ruhrtriennale

Barbara Hannigan is Mélisande at the Ruhrtriennale

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Barbara makes her debut at Germany’s Ruhrtriennale as Mélisande in Krzystof Warlikowski’s new staging of Pelléas et Mélisande. The French conductor Sylvain Cambreling, who is regarded as one of the leading Debussy specialists of our time, conducts the Bochumer Symphoniker, which occupies a central place in an impressive stage design by Malgorzata Szecniak. REVIEWS “Barbara Hannigan ist als (rollenerfahrene) Mélisande …

Barbara Hannigan Gramophone soprano conductor

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 …

Ludwig Crazy Girl Crazy tour

Dates announced for Crazy Girl Crazy tour with Ludwig

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Barbara Hannigan and Ludwig reunite this December for a concert tour in Europe, featuring music from their album Crazy Girl Crazy. Tour dates include venues in Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Vienna, Hamburg, Aix-en-Provence, and Dortmund. 
 TOUR DATES 4 December 2017: AMSTERDAM, Het Concertgebouw 5 December 2017: LUXEMBOURG, Philharmonie 7 December 2017: VIENNA, Wiener Konzerthaus 11 December 2017: HAMBURG, Elbphilharmonie 13 December …

Premières répétitions film on ARTE

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The film Premières répétitions, featuring Barbara and LUDWIG during their first rehearsals of Berg’s Lulu Suite, will be aired Thursday June 29th on European cultural channel ARTE. Premières répétitions, a film by Mathieu Amalric, will be online at 6:00pm (CET) on the ARTE website. WATCH HERE

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Barbara Hannigan to release debut album as singer and conductor

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Barbara Hannigan records her first album as singer and conductor, Crazy Girl Crazy, to be released on Alpha in September 2017 with a film directed by Mathieu Amalric. Barbara Hannigan presents her first album as both singer and conductor this September. With the Amsterdam-based orchestra Ludwig, of which she is associate artist, Barbara has devised a programme including Berg’s Lulu Suite, music from Gershwin’s Girl …

Barbara Hannigan as Ophelia Glyndebourne

World premiere of Hamlet at Glyndebourne

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In her first appearance at Glyndebourne, Barbara is Ophelia in the highly anticipated world premiere of Brett Dean’s Hamlet. Reviews from Glyndebourne’s production of Hamlet Bachtrack.com, David Karlin, 12 June 2017 (4 out of 5 stars) “Those characters were performed by a truly exceptional cast, the most exceptional of all being Barbara Hannigan as Ophelia. In her mad scene, which …

Barbara Hannigan honorary degree

Barbara awarded honorary doctorate from Mount Allison

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On May 15th, Barbara was awarded an honorary doctorate from Mount Allison University in Canada. Mount Allison has a long tradition of offering honorary degrees to individuals who reflect the vision and values of the community. Honorary degrees are awarded to those who are nationally or internationally recognized in their fields, those who have demonstrated service to Mount Allison or …

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 …

MEZZO in April: Lulu and Don Giovanni

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Throughout April, Mezzo will extend broadcasts of Lulu and Don Giovanni, two La Monnaie/De Munt opera productions staged by Krzysztof Warlikowski. BERG Lulu La Monnaie/De Munt | Paul Daniel, conductor | Krzysztof Warlikowski, mise en scène Barbara Hannigan: Lulu 21 April, 0:00AM, Mezzo Live HD 24 April, 5:02PM, Mezzo Live HD 26 April, 8:59AM, Mezzo Live HD MOZART Don Giovanni …