Barbara Hannigan receives Rolf Schock Prize for Musical Arts

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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music presented Barbara Hannigan the prestigious Rolf Schock Prize for Musical Arts at the ceremony held today at the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm. Barbara Hannigan is one of four individuals to win the prestigious Swedish award this year. …

Crazy Girl Crazy: Opus Klassik Award for Best Solo Performance / Vocals of the Year (Oratorio, Concert, Lied)

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Crazy Girl Crazy, the debut album of Barbara Hannigan as singer and conductor is the winner of the 2018 Opus Klassik Award for Best Solo Performance / Vocals of the Year (Oratorio, Concert, Lied). The Opus Klassik Award is the new award for classical music in Germany (succeeding the former ECHO-Klassik) and the winning discs are selected by a jury …

Hannigan de Leeuw Vienna album Alpha

Reviews Vienna: Fin de Siècle: “hypnotic”, “sensual”, “thrilling immediacy”

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The Times (5 out of 5 stars) Geoff Brown, 21 September 2018 Feverish poetry performed by a seriously sensuous soprano “Barbara Hannigan and pianist Reinbert de Leeuw cast a spell with Vienna: Fin de Siècle” “It’s clear from this hypnotic and lovely album that the Canadian soprano is a powerful singer of late romantic lieder” “De Leeuw’s piano playing, gently …

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

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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

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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 …