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.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music presented Barbara Hannigan the prestigious Rolf Schock Prize for Musical Arts at the ceremony held at the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm. Upon receiving the award Hannigan announced she would donate the prize money to her mentor initiative, …
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.
Ojai Festival 2019 Music Director Barbara Hannigan and Artistic Director Thomas W. Morris shared initial programming for the 73rd Festival, June 6-9, 2019. The programme features Barbara in various facets: as a singer, conductor and mentor, including performances of The Rake’s Progress with EQ singers.
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 …
Afternoon in London with Jackie Reardon of Friendly Eyes and sports psychologist Dr Amy Baltzell.
“Vibrant and inspiring exchange of ideas and so many exciting paths to develop and explore with Equilibrium!!”
Announcing the Equilibrium Young Artists and EQ’s first season of performances, including The Rake’s Progress and Mozart’s Requiem. After processing applications from 350 singers from 39 countries, and hearing 125 live auditions, Barbara Hannigan selected 20 young professional singers and one young conductor from 11 countries to participate in the debut season of Equilibrium.
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.