Edison Klassiek 2014

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The recordings of Dutilleux’s Correspondances and George Benjamin’s Written on Skin have been awarded an Edison Klassiek 2014 music prize. The Edison music award is an annual Dutch music prize, awarded for outstanding achievements in the music industry. Orchestral category winner Dutilleux – Correspondances Barbara Hannigan, Anssi Karttunen, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France under the direction of Esa-Pekka Salonen Universal …

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 …

Artistic Director: Avanti! Summer Sounds

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Barbara Hannigan has been named artistic director for Summer Sounds with Avanti!. XXIX Summer Sounds in Porvoo, 25 – 29 June 2014 Its been 10 years since I first started working with Avanti! and we share special musical memories from Finland and abroad. It is particularly thrilling to return to Summer Sounds with this delicious programme of concerts, celebrating our …

Lucerne Festival: Artiste étoile 2014

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Barbara Hannigan has been named Artiste étoile for the 2014 edition of the Lucerne Festival. Praised for her creative intelligence and colorful vocal personality, Barbara took part in the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra’s European tour with Pierre Boulez in the fall of 2011, singing Pli selon pli. This past summer she performed in Lucerne with the Berlin Philharmonic under the …