The Rake’s Progress European tour with Equilibrium Young Artists

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Barbara toured throughout Europe with semi-staged concerts of The Rake’s Progress with performances in Munich (14 and 15 May), Paris (20 May), Amsterdam (23 May), Dortmund (25 May), Dresden (27 May) and conclude in Hamburg (29 May). The Rake’s Progress cast featured singers from her mentoring initiative, Equilibrium Young Artists. Anne Trulove – Sofie Asplund Tom Rakewell – Gyula Rab …

Barbara Hannigan’s opera debut conducting the Gothenburg Symphony

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Barbara Hannigan conducts her first opera in Gothenburg: The Rake’s Progress by Igor Stravinsky. This semi-staged production by director Linus Fellbom features the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Gothenburg Symphony Vocal Ensemble and singers from Barbara Hannigan’s Equilibrium Young Artists mentoring initiative. The opera production premières on 12 December in the Gothenburg Concert Hall with further performances on 14 and 15 …

World premiere of George Benjamin’s Lessons in Love and Violence

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Lessons in Love and Violence is the latest collaboration between composer George Benjamin and playwright Martin Crimp. Their previous work includes the large-scale opera Written on Skin – which has since become the most performed new opera of the 21st century. The world premiere of Lessons in Love and Violence opened at London’s Royal Opera House on May 10th. The …