Barbara awarded honorary doctorate from University of Toronto

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Sopranos Barbara Hannigan and Mary Morrison were awarded honorary degrees yesterday at the Convocation ceremony of the University of Toronto.
The dual honour marks a significant connection between Mary Morrison and Barbara Hannigan, who shared a relationship as student and teacher at the university.

Sciarrino’s La nuova Euridice secondo Rilke: Elbphilharmonie and Carnegie Hall concerts

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US premiere Carnegie Hall, New York Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Antonio Pappano, conductor “Yet these final, questioning phrases contain some of the most traditionally luminous motifs in Mr. Sciarrino’s piece, calling for Ms. Hannigan’s vibrato, as well as notes in her upper range. The effect was to have it both ways, to court the beauty of tradition while …

“Qui est la chanteuse Barbara Hannigan?” Three Mathieu Amalric films at the New York Film Festival

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Les Inrockuptibles: “Qui est la chanteuse Barbara Hannigan, dont Mathieu Amalric nous offre un magnifique portrait?” Read the article (in French) Mathieu Amalric filme l’extraordinaire chanteuse Barbara Hannigan en répétition et lors de ses troublantes séances d’échauffement. Une deuxième Barbara pour le cinéaste amoureux de femmes et des voix. Music is music, a film by Mathieu Amalric which is part …

Reviews Crazy Girl Crazy: “Stunning debut” “phenomenal” “madly compelling listen”

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De Volkskrant (5 out of 5 stars) Frits van der Waa, 29 September 2017 Hannigan has the capacity to become legendary as a conductor “Whether she sings or conducts, Hannigan is phenomenal. She does both with great ease” “It results in a highly charged performance in which color and expression are fully present.” “Hannigan, now in her mid-forties, is already …

Une Journée avec Barbara Hannigan sur France Musique

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France Musique dedicates a day to Barbara Hannigan On Monday October 2nd, France Musique will devote the entire day to Canadian soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan, highlighting her recordings, performances and favourites, as well as featuring a series of interviews which will be broadcast throughout the week, from October 2nd to 6th. France Musique gave Barbara carte blanche for an …

In the media: Crazy Girl Crazy Interviews & Feature Articles

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Crazy Girl Cover story Gramophone magazine –Gramophone magazine, Neil Fisher, September 2017 Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan spends her time playing women on the edge but, as she releases a first CD as both singer and conductor, there’s no place she’d rather be Barbara Hannigan: Crazy Girl –Cadences.fr, Yutha Tep, 15 September 2017 Pour moi, l’élément qui réunit le chant et …

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 …