Barbara Hannigan sings and conducts La Voix Humaine

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New production with video artist Denis Guéguin includes Strauss’ MetamorphosenFollowing her triumph in Krszysztof Warlikowski’s unforgettable production of La Voix Humaine at Opéra de Paris (2015, 2018), Barbara Hannigan creates a new interpretation of Poulenc’s Elle, this time in the double role of singer and conductor. Joining Hannigan is video artist Denis Guéguin for an original production made for the concert hall, involving both …

“Die Grenzgängerin” – Feature article in Max Joseph about The Snow Queen

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In Max Joseph, the Bayerische Staatsoper magazine, a feature article with Barbara Hannigan about the upcoming world premiere of Hans Abrahamsen’s The Snow Queen: the possibilities and risks during the artistic process, physical demands on stage, and the enjoyment of being vulnerable. Die Grenzgängerin Der künstlerische Prozess birgt ene Fülle von Möglichkeiten – und viel Risiko. Hier erzählt die The …

Feature article in The New York Times

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“The Unsingable Music That Stumped a Diva” John Zorn’s song cycle “Jumalattaret” pushed the new-music master Barbara Hannigan to her limit. written by Joshua Barone of The New York Times Barbara will give the New York premiere of “Jumalattaret” on October15 at the Park Avenue Armory. “Most of my work involves pushing the envelope of technical mastery,” Mr. Zorn said. …

Feature in Luister

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Hannigan is the angel of the new Luister “Seeing Hannigan is believing Hannigan. Good is not good enough. She does everything for a thousand percent. From singing to conducting, from interview to photo shoot: she goes for it. Her Satie is superhuman and in 4 Chans pour franchir le Seuil she drags all “modernist haters” across the threshold.” For Luister …

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 …

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Cover story Gramophone magazine

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“Crazy Girl” feature article written by Neil Fisher Barbara is featured on the cover of the September 2017 issue of Gramophone, on sale from August 11. Barbara Hannigan is the very model of a modern musician, already one of the most sought-after singers in the world, she is now releasing her first recording as both soprano and conductor. Neil Fisher …