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, Hannigan curated five different programmes in which she appears as soloist, conductor, narrator and recitalist. Equilibrium Young Artists will be featured at the festival, making its …
Equilibrium Young Artists took up residency at Le Cent Quatre in Paris for an intensive week of rehearsals and workshops.
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 …
William Morgen and Elgan Llyr Thomas, two EQ tenors, perform this month in the English National Opera / Regent’s Park Theater production of Benjamin Britten’s The Turn of the Screw.
Two EQ artists will be part of the world premiere of Benjamin by Peter Ruzicka at the Staatsoper Hamburg this Sunday, June 3rd. Mezzo-soprano Marta Świderska sings the role of Dora K. and conductor Gabriella Teychenné is the souffleuse for the production (or maybe better to call her the coast guard!) About Benjamin Music by Peter Ruzicka; Libretto by Yona …
In February and March, various EQ team members visited Barbara in Hamburg during the rehearsals for Lulu at Staatsoper Hamburg, and in Paris for the La Voix humaine performances at Opéra national de Paris.
Sophia joined us for the EQ auditions in Stockholm and then for the LUDWIG tour last December. She will be with us for The Rake’s Progress: writing, contributing, and learning with the team.
Also by way of EQ, the pianist, composer and conductor Edo Frenkel got in touch, and serendipity created an opportunity for us to work together in the preparation of a Satie Socrate project at the Ruhrtriennale. I look forward to working with him again in future.
Recently I was assisted by the young(er than me) conductor Gabriella Teychenné on my European tour with the Netherlands’ Ludwig Orchestra. She was a welcome addition to our tour. Her positive energy and fierce talent were inspiring to me and to the players in the orchestra, and I’m very happy she will assist me for my concerts in January 2018 at Munich Philharmonic!
The Equilibrium movement has been reaching my younger colleagues in other ways this past autumn.