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Barbara Hannigan
conductor, soprano

Barbara Hannigan

Biography

Nova Scotian musician Barbara Hannigan divides her time between singing on the world’s major stages and conducting leading orchestras. The Berlin Philharmonic, Münchner Philharmoniker, Gothenburg Symphony, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and the Toronto Symphony are among the orchestras with whom she holds close relationships. Barbara has worked with the most prominent conductors, including Simon Rattle, Kent Nagano, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Andris Nelsons, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Kirill Petrenko, David Zinman, Vladimir Jurowski, Antonio Pappano, Alan Gilbert and Reinbert de Leeuw. Her commitment to the music of our time has led to an extensive collaboration with composers including Boulez, Dutilleux, Ligeti, Stockhausen, Sciarrino, Barry, Dusapin and Abrahamsen.

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Barbara Hannigan - Taking Risks
Barbara Hannigan - Taking Risks

The singer and conductor debuts as an opera con...

documentary
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Barbara Hannigan conducts Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress
Barbara Hannigan conducts Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress

Linus Fellbom (stage direction), William Morgan...

concert
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Brett Dean's Hamlet
Brett Dean's Hamlet

Neil Armfield (director), Vladimir Jurowski (co...

opera
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NEW: First Rehearsals
NEW: First Rehearsals

Directed by Mathieu Amalric

documentary
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I'm a Creative Animal
I'm a Creative Animal

A Portrait of Barbara Hannigan

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George Benjamin's Written on Skin
George Benjamin's Written on Skin

George Benjamin (conductor), Katie Mitchell (st...

opera
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Maestras: The Long Journey of Women to the Podium
Maestras: The Long Journey of Women to the Podium

A documentary on female conductors

documentary
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Barbara Hannigan triumphs in new opera Berenice in Paris