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 …

Rake's Progress Ojai Equilibrium Hannigan

“Four Days in Ojai, a Musical Utopia”: Reviews from the Ojai Music Festival

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Reviews from performances by EQ Young Artists at the Ojai Music Festival: “Fleur Barron, an earthy Baba the Turk in “The Rake’s Progress,” sounded like a Carmen in the making. The soprano Aphrodite Patoulidou was an entrancing soloist in Vivier’s “Lonely Child,” a head trip of a piece in a musical language both direct and mysterious. With a natural command of the stage, James Way, a tenor with a delicate voice, was a consistent scene stealer.” (The New York Times)

EQ Artists at Ojai Music Festival: program

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The US debut of Equilibrium Young Artists is this week at the Ojai Music Festival from 6 – 9 June 2019. Barbara Hannigan is Music Director for the 2019 edition of the festival; LUDWIG ensemble-in-residence and Equilibrium artists-in-residence. PROGRAM Thursday June 6, 2019

 | 1:00-4:30pm Ojai Presbyterian Church
 OJAI TALKS 
Led by Ojai Talks Director Ara Guzelimian, these insightful sessions …

EQ UK debut at The Aldeburgh Festival

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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 …

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 …