MEZZO in December: Barbara Hannigan

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MEZZO in December features performances by Barbara, including a live-streamed registration of Opéra national de Paris’ double bill production of ‘Bluebeard’s Castle’/’La Voix humaine’. An overview of the December broadcasts: POULENC ‘La Voix humaine’ Opéra national de Paris | Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor | Krzysztof Warlikowski, mise en scène 10 December, 8:30PM ** Live stream on Mezzo Live HD 21 December, …

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 …

DVD release: Lulu

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“Pour sa première Lulu, Barbara Hannigan entre aussitôt dans l’histoire: non seulement parce qu’elle danse sur les pointes et habite son rôle par tous les pores de la peau, mais parce qu’elle le chante avec une aisance, une virtuosité et des couleurs qu’on ne connaît à aucune autre aujourd’hui. Cette femme doit venir d’une autre planète.” – Christian Merlin, Le …

Gramophone Classical Music Award 2013

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Gramophone unveiled today the 11 recordings which have beaten more than 800 new releases to win the 2013 Gramophone Classical Music Awards for best in their category. Celebrating its 90th anniversary year with a new-look, streamlined Awards format, Gramophone announces these for the first time in advance of the Awards Ceremony on September 17 which, this year, is dedicated to …