Music Never Sleeps – Dresdner Musikfestspiele livestream festival

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The Dresdner Musikfestspiele presents Music Never Sleeps, a 24 hour livestream festival this weekend, starting Saturday May 16 at 6pm (CET) and includes performances by Jamie Cullum, Aphrodite Patoulidou, Fabio Luisi, James Way, Rufus Wainwright, Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Joshua Bell, among others.  As part of Barbara Hannigan’s contribution, two Equilibrium Young Artists will be featured, Aphrodite Patoulidou and James Way, as well as the …

Barbara Hannigan to receive 2020 Glashütte Original MusicFestivalAward

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Barbara Hannigan will be awarded the Glashütte Original MusicFestivalAward at the 43rd Dresden Music Festival. This award not only recognizes Barbara’s dedication and passion as a performer, but also as a mentor. With her mentoring program, Equilibrium Young Artists, she passes on her own experiences to young musicians at the beginning of their professional careers, comprehensively preparing them for a demanding artistic profession. “Barbara …

Taking Risks featured at Le FIFA this March

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Taking Risks will be featured at Canada’s 38th FIFA, Festival International du Film sur l’Art, next month.  The documentary was tapped for the the FIFA Official Selection – Feature Film category and will be shown twice, on March 21st and March 29th. The screenings mark the North American premiere of Taking Risks, which was directed by Maria Stodtmeier and released last year …

EQ Artists – Autumn 2019 recap

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Our Autumn 2019 recap includes short summaries from EQ Artists about their concert and opera work, as well as personal notes from the artists on how they are are tackling challenges and integrating EQ values within their professional lives.   Featured in this recap: Elizabeth Karani, Douglas Williams, James Way, Fleur Barron, Antoin Herrera-López Kessel, Emma Sventelius, Erik Rosenius and Ylva Stenberg.

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 …