Hannigan de Leeuw Vienna album

Vienna: Fin de Siècle: in conversation with Reinbert de Leeuw


How can one explain Sehnsucht? Why is the music of Alma Mahler included on the album? How did Wolf, Schoenberg and Berg approach words and music when composing? For their new recital album, Barbara Hannigan and Reinbert de Leeuw made a series of conversational videos to address some of the themes in Vienna, Fin de Siècle. Sehnsucht Alma Mahler’s music …

Hannigan de Leeuw Vienna album Alpha

Vienna: Fin de Siècle – new recital album with Reinbert de Leeuw


After the huge success of her GRAMMY Award-winning first album for Alpha, Crazy Girl Crazy, Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan is back with her longtime collaborator and mentor, the great figure of twentieth-century music, Dutch pianist Reinbert de Leeuw. For this new recital album, the duo explores the roots of modern music with composers who went on to lead a musical …

Music is music at Festival de Carcassonne


Music is music, part of the multi-award winning album Crazy Girl Crazy, will be featured at the Festival de Carcassonne in France. The screening of this film directed by Mathieu Amalric will take place on Saturday 30 June 2018 at 22 h.

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Ojai Music Festival 2019 Program Highlights


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.

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


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 …

Barbara Hannigan announces first season of Equilibrium Young Artists

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Announcing the Equilibrium Young Artists and EQ’s first season of performances, including The Rake’s Progress and Mozart’s Requiem. After processing applications from 350 singers from 39 countries, and hearing 125 live auditions, Barbara Hannigan selected 20 young professional singers and one young conductor from 11 countries to participate in the debut season of Equilibrium.