Barbara Hannigan

Ojai Music Festival 2019 Program Highlights

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Barbara Hannigan, Ojai Festival 2019 Music Director and Artistic Director Thomas W. Morris shared initial programming for the 73rd Festival, June 6-9, 2019.
The Festival will look back in tribute to composers with deep historical relationships to Ojai and will look forward to major voices of our time. Also featured in the 2019 edition: LUDWIG Orchestra and young artists from Barbara’s mentoring initiative, Equilibrium.

Barbara performs Gershwin at 25th Les Victoires de la Musique Classique ceremony

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Barbara was invited as special guest at the 25th Les Victoires de la Musique Classique ceremony, broadcast live from Evian-les-Bains. Together with l’Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon she performed Gershwin’s Girl Crazy Suite, from her GRAMMY winning album Crazy Girl Crazy. Les Victoires de la Musique Classique is an annual French award ceremony where the Victoire accolade is delivered by …

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Barbara Hannigan & LUDWIG on tour: “magical” “sensational” “overwhelming”

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Last December soprano/conductor Barbara Hannigan and LUDWIG Orchestra toured throughout Europe, performing music from their Grammy nominated album, Crazy Girl Crazy. Reviews de Volkskrant , 05 December 2017 “The enamoured public knows: we’ll still be talking about this in fifty years” “On Monday she confirmed in the Concertgebouw what we never should have doubted: Hannigan is not only the coolest …

Barbara Hannigan and LUDWIG Orchestra: European tour

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Soprano/conductor Barbara Hannigan and LUDWIG Orchestra reunite this December for performances in Europe with music from their Grammy nominated album, Crazy Girl Crazy. In 2014, Barbara’s conducting debut in Het Concertgebouw in Amsterdam with LUDWIG received an overwhelming response, resulting in being awarded the Ovatie 2014 prize for the best classical concert of the year in the Netherlands. Barbara comments …

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Crazy Girl Crazy nominated for a Grammy Award!

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The debut album of Barbara Hannigan as singer and conductor has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Classical Solo Vocal Album category. Various Reviews “Intelligent, invigorating, Crazy Girl Crazy is a madly compelling listen.” -The Times “Whether she sings or conducts, Hannigan is phenomenal.” -De Volkskrant “Barbara Hannigan suscite aussi l’admiration pour l’intelligence de sa direction musicale.” …