Reviews from the 2019 Aldeburgh Festival: “the young cast offered some knockout performances” (The Times); “Among the outstanding singers of Equilibrium are stars in the making.” (Opera Today)
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)
Reviews from the European tour of The Rake’s Progress. “They delivered the most beautiful and moving Stravinsky’s The Rake Progress I have ever heard.” – “Und das Sängerensemble war wirklich herausragend gut” – “Rake needs plenty of neoclassical punch and crispness and Hannigan and Ludwig delivered.”
Equilibrium Young Artists at La Monnaie/De Munt, as part of the Klarafestival, with two performances of The Rake’s Progress. “In all its simplicity and originality, it was overwhelming and compelling.” Read the reviews
Press release: Meet the soloists for the Equilibrium Young Artists / Toronto Symphony Orchestra Mozart Requiem project.
This December, Gothenburg audiences enjoyed a duel premiere: the first performances of Equilibrium Young Artists and the opera conducting debut of Barbara Hannigan. The Rake’s Progress Gothenburg Symphony Gothenburg Symphony Vocal Ensemble Gothenburg Concert Hall Barbara Hannigan conductor Linus Fellbom staging and lighting Willam Morgan Tom Rakewell Aphrodite Patoulidou Anne Trulove John Taylor Ward Nick Shadow Kate Howden Baba the …