“Barbara Hannigan, Wonder Woman in Wonderland” – Reviews from Ojai Music Festival 2019

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Four Days in Ojai, a Musical Utopia The New York Times, Joshua Barone, 11 June 2019 “First there’s Barbara Hannigan the singer, a fearless soprano who’s more likely to give a world premiere than step into a repertory staple. Then there’s Barbara Hannigan the conductor. She’s even done the two jobs at once. So what’s one more? Meet Barbara Hannigan …

Reviews: London Symphony Orchestra

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Financial Times 19 March 2019 (4 out of 5 stars) “As a singer, Hannigan has always stood out from the crowd, unable to see a musical boundary without wanting to cross it. “ “The dazzling soprano took up the baton for an evening that was out of the ordinary” Bachtrack 18 March 2019 (4 out of 5 stars) “The power …

Reviews: let me tell you with the London Symphony Orchestra

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Reviews of let me tell you Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra 9 & 10 January 2019, Barbican Hall The Times Niel Fisher, 14 January 2019 (4 out of 5 stars) “It would take a long time to absorb all the tiny details from Abrahamsen’s similarly intricate drama, written for the soprano Barbara Hannigan. Let me tell you …

Crazy Girl Crazy: Opus Klassik Award for Best Solo Performance / Vocals of the Year (Oratorio, Concert, Lied)

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Crazy Girl Crazy, the debut album of Barbara Hannigan as singer and conductor is the winner of the 2018 Opus Klassik Award for Best Solo Performance / Vocals of the Year (Oratorio, Concert, Lied). The Opus Klassik Award is the new award for classical music in Germany (succeeding the former ECHO-Klassik) and the winning discs are selected by a jury …

Hannigan de Leeuw Vienna album Alpha

Reviews Vienna: Fin de Siècle: “hypnotic”, “sensual”, “thrilling immediacy”

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The Times (5 out of 5 stars) Geoff Brown, 21 September 2018 Feverish poetry performed by a seriously sensuous soprano “Barbara Hannigan and pianist Reinbert de Leeuw cast a spell with Vienna: Fin de Siècle” “It’s clear from this hypnotic and lovely album that the Canadian soprano is a powerful singer of late romantic lieder” “De Leeuw’s piano playing, gently …