Reviews: London Symphony Orchestra


Financial Times 19 March 2019 (4 out of 5 stars) “As a singer, Hannigan has always stood out from the crowd, unable to see a musical boundary without wanting to cross it. “ “The dazzling soprano took up the baton for an evening that was out of the ordinary” Bachtrack 18 March 2019 (4 out of 5 stars) “The power …

Reviews: Toronto Symphony Orchestra


Reviews: Soprano / conductor concertsToronto Symphony Orchestra13 & 14 February 2019, Roy Thomson Hall The Star 14 February 2019 “Hannigan’s bravery, talent and voice are worth experiencing in any setting.” Ludwig van 15 February 2019 “Barbara Hannigan Shows Dazzling Artistic Range With TSO”“There are singers, and then there’s Barbara Hannigan” Definitely the Opera blog 14 February 2019 “As Hannigan’s singer-conducting …

Reviews: let me tell you with the London Symphony Orchestra


Reviews of let me tell you Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra 9 & 10 January 2019, Barbican Hall The Times Niel Fisher, 14 January 2019 (4 out of 5 stars) “It would take a long time to absorb all the tiny details from Abrahamsen’s similarly intricate drama, written for the soprano Barbara Hannigan. Let me tell you …

Barbara Hannigan’s 2018


Barbara gave her final performance of the calendar year in Gothenburg earlier this month, so we are taking the opportunity to look back at some of the highlights from an incredible 2018! 2018 got off to a flying start with a GRAMMY award for Crazy Girl Crazy, Barbara’s debut album as soprano and conductor. The album continued to pick up …

Barbara Hannigan: Artist in Residence at the Aldeburgh Festival 2019

CR Equilibrium, NEWS

The Aldeburgh Festival 2019 has announced the full programme for June 2019, which features three Artists in Residence: composer Thomas Larcher, tenor Mark Padmore and soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan. As part of her residency, Barbara curated five different programmes in which she appears as soloist, conductor, narrator and recitalist.

Barbara Hannigan’s opera debut conducting the Gothenburg Symphony

CR Equilibrium, NEWS, OPERA

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 …