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
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 …
Retrospect – Mozart Requiem in 18/19 season
A personal account from mezzo-soprano Tuuri Dede, and photos from the Munich and Copenhagen concerts.
Thank you LUDWIG! Thank you Rolf! Thank you Lora!
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
Six major cities, seven performances: Equilibrium Young Artists toured throughout Europe with semi-staged concerts of The Rake’s Progress. The Rake’s Progress cast Anne Trulove – Sofie Asplund; Tom Rakewell – Gyula Rab; Nick Shadow – Douglas Williams; Baba the Turk – Marta Świderska; Sellem – James Way; Father Trulove/Mother Goose – Trevor Bowes (Munich, 14 & 15 May) / Erik …
VIDEO: EQ Performances at the Ojai Music Festival
Relive the performances of EQ Artists at Ojai!
All concerts and artist interviews during the four day festival were live-streamed and recorded.
“Four Days in Ojai, a Musical Utopia”: Reviews from the Ojai Music Festival
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
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
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 team in Paris – November 2018
Equilibrium Young Artists took up residency at Le Cent Quatre in Paris for an intensive week of rehearsals and workshops.