EQ UK debut at The Aldeburgh Festival

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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 …

The Rake’s Progress premiere in Gothenburg

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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 …

EQ UK debut at the 2019 Aldeburgh Festival

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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.

EQ Summit in Paris

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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.

Barbara Hannigan donates Rolf Schock Prize for Musical Arts prize money to EQ

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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, …

EQ Summit in Amsterdam

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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 …

Equilibrium at Ojai Music Festival 2019

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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.

EQ Artists in world premiere at Staatsoper Hamburg

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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 …