A special thank you to our Q and A guests

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EQ wishes to thank all our generous Q and A guests who came into our workshops to share their expertise and experiences. Conductor Daniel Harding spoke about his own mentors in Claudio Abbado and Sir Simon Rattle, and also shared some insights into his early career versions of “story thinking” as a young conductor. Soprano and actress Natalie Dessay gave …

Thank you LUDWIG! Thank you Rolf! Thank you Lora!

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The Dutch orchestral collective LUDWIG has been a huge part of the EQ season. They joined us for the Rake Eurotour, as well as at for the Klara Festival performances at La Monnaie, and our repertoire is ever-expending as seen from our performances together at the Ojai and Aldeburgh Festivals. Barbara has been recording and performing with LUDWIG since 2012, …

Retrospect – Eurotour

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Backstage at the Philharmonie de Paris with our Eurotour cast. A very happy team after the first performance of the tour with LUDWIG. Our fabulous assistant conductor and harpsichordist Levi Hammer, working with Gyula Rab and Trevor Eliot Bowes onstage in Munich. Our director Linus Fellbom working with Gyula Rab and Douglas Williams on the final scene of the opera …

EQ Intensive in Paris

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EQ will take up residency at Le Centquatre-Paris in November 2018 for the next EQ Summit, one week of workshops in preparation for the 2018-19 season. On the evening of 29 November, the cultural centre will open its doors to the public for a glimpse of Equilibrium in-action via an open workshop and performance.

Barbara Hannigan donates Rolf Schock Prize for Musical Arts prize money to EQ

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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 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm. Upon receiving the award Hannigan announced she would donate the prize money to her mentor initiative, …

EQ Summit in Amsterdam

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At the beginning of July, EQ artists met up in Amsterdam for the first EQ Summit. It was a very impactful and insightful gathering: morning yoga and meditation tailor-made for EQ with Phyllis Ferwerda, putting Friendly Eyes into practice with dynamic awareness, focus and meditation exercises led by topsport mentor/coach Jackie Reardon, intensive Q&A session led by Barbara about how we can all approach our …