Charles Sy tenor

EQ EQ Artists 19/20, Tenors

Toronto native Charles Sy has been recognized locally and nationally as a promising young artist with a “softly lyric sound, a natural sense of phrasing coupled with a rare willingness to project beyond the apron” (National Post). Charles completed his BMus and MMus degrees at the University of Toronto and is an alumnus of several prestigious opera training programs including …

Emma Sventelius mezzo-soprano

S1ngS1ng EQ Artists 19/20, Mezzo-sopranos

Emma Sventelius made her international debut in November 2017 as Suzuki in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf and Duisburg, and during the season of 2018-2019, she sung Carmen in Bizet’s opera at Malmö Opera. On the opera stage, she has found a special interest in newly composed operas, having premiered several roles. In 2019 Emma had …

Jillian Bonner mezzo-soprano

EQ EQ Artists 19/20, Mezzo-sopranos

Hailing from Saint John, New Brunswick, Jillian Bonner is a graduate of the Calgary Opera Emerging Artist Program (2017–2018) and the University of Manitoba. A winner at the Boston District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2019, Jillian’s notable engagements include Handel’s Messiah with Symphony New Brunswick and Mozart’s Requiem with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. On the opera …

Jenavieve Moore soprano

EQ EQ Artists 19/20, Sopranos

Described as “an artist of extraordinary talent,” soprano Jenavieve Moore has a “silvery voice of great flexibility, precision, and beauty,” and is internationally renowned for her Mozart and Strauss interpretations. The young Canadian began gaining attention in London when she stepped in at the last minute to sing Verdi’s Requiem at the Barbican Centre for the opening concert of the …

New documentary: “Barbara Hannigan – Taking Risks”

S1ngS1ng Multimedia, News

On Monday February 19th, a special presentation about the new documentary film project “Barbara Hannigan – Taking Risks”.
The film follows Hannigan as she prepares herself for her first opera production as a conductor of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress and recruits the cast of Equilibrium singers through a personal selection process.

EQ is Everywhere: conductor Gabriella Teychenné

S1ngS1ng EQ is Everywhere

Recently I was assisted by the young(er than me) conductor Gabriella Teychenné on my European tour with the Netherlands’ Ludwig Orchestra. She was a welcome addition to our tour. Her positive energy and fierce talent were inspiring to me and to the players in the orchestra, and I’m very happy she will assist me for my concerts in January 2018 at Munich Philharmonic!