A superb portrait in film of soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan.
She ignores limits and loves exploring untouched ground. Barbara Hannigan is one of the most fascinating and multi-faceted artists of our times. 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 ruled by passion and discipline. Her performances possess a breathtaking intensity created by her exquisite virtuosity, musical and theatrical expressivity, and uncompromising determination.
Photo: Barbara Hannigan sings and conducts the Mahler Chamber Orchestra © Lucerne Festival / Priska Ketterer.
George Benjamin (conductor), Katie Mitchell (stage director) – With Christopher Purves (The Protector), Barbara Hannigan (Agnès)...
Daniel Barenboim (conductor) – Staatsoper Berlin
Lucerne Festival in Summer 2011