Crazy Girl Crazy wins Klara Award: Best International Classical CD

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At the 25th edition of the Klara Awards, the prestigious Belgian Music Awards for the best classical music, jazz and world music artists from both Belgium and abroad, “Crazy Girl Crazy” won the prize for “Best International Classical CD”. Barbara gave her acceptance speech via video from Paris, where she is rehearsing for La Voix humaine at Opéra national de …

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.” …

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 …

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 …