A superb portrait of soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan.
She crosses boundaries and loves to explore new territory. Barbara Hannigan is one of the most fascinating and multi-facetted artistic personalities of our time. She sets new standards as a singer, conductor, and performance artist. The intimate portrait “I’m a creative animal” takes the viewer into the world of an exceptional musician – a world of both passion and discipline. Her performances possess a breathtaking intensity because of her exquisite vocal technique and virtuosity, musical and theatrical expressivity, and uncompromising engagement.
Photo: Barbara Hannigan sings and conducts the Mahler Chamber Orchestra © Lucerne Festival / Priska Ketterer.
Daniel Barenboim (conductor) – Staatsoper Berlin
Lucerne Festival in Summer 2011