A personal account from mezzo-soprano Tuuri Dede, and photos from the Munich and Copenhagen concerts.
Rehearsals in Amsterdam with LUDWIG, the day before we headed to La Monnaie in Brussels. It was LUDWIG’s first time with the piece, and true to form, this wonderful orchestra brought out the lively and demanding detail of this masterpiece. The famous Epilogue of the opera, here in rehearsal at La Monnaie in Brussels. Welsh tenor Elgan Llyr Thomas as …
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.”
Throughout May, Equilibrium Young Artists tour throughout Europe with performances of The Rake’s Progress. This semi-staged contemporary production will travel to Munich (14 and 15 May), Paris (20 May), Amsterdam (23 May), Dortmund (25 May), Dresden (27 May) and conclude in Hamburg (29 May).
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
As part of the 2019 Aldeburgh Festival Barbara Hannigan conducts singers from her Equilibrium Young Artist programme in a performance of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, an opera in which she sang one of her first major roles.
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.
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.
Latest information about the 2017 auditions, Accentus films documentary, and Equilibrium casts.
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