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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 …

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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 …

MEZZO in March: Lulu and Don Giovanni

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Throughout March, Mezzo features two La Monnaie/De Munt opera productions staged by Krzysztof Warlikowski: Lulu and Don Giovanni. BERG Lulu La Monnaie | Paul Daniel, conductor | Krzysztof Warlikowski, mise en scène Barbara Hannigan: Lulu 07 March, 10:02AM, Mezzo HD 16 March, 12:30PM, Mezzo HD 22 March, 10:03PM, Mezzo HD 28 March, 10:03AM, Mezzo HD MOZART Don Giovanni La Monnaie …

Barbara Hannigan is Lulu: Staatsoper Hamburg

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Barbara returns to one of her signature roles this month following her “outstanding” (The New York Times) award-winning performances as Lulu in Brussels at La Monnaie in 2012. The premiere of Christoph Marthaler’s new production of Lulu on February 12th at Staatsoper Hamburg was highly acclaimed: “The world has not experienced a Lulu like that.” (Die Deutsche Bühne). Subsequent performances …

New opera by George Benjamin

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The morning after: last night I sang my final Agnès at Covent Garden. And today the Royal Opera House released this!! Thrilled to be on board!! Read more: New opera by George Benjamin and Martin Crimp announced Following the success of Written on Skin, Lessons in Love and Violence will have its world premiere on 10 May 2018.