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 …
Ahead of next month’s Aldeburgh Festival, Richard Morrison of The Times interviewed Barbara about Equilibrium and her role as “mentor, impresario and general life-coach to the next generation of top singers”.
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.
EQ Mentorship: Gabriella Teychenné will assist Barbara with conducting engagements throughout the 2018/2019 season.
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.