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Follow her lead

New Yorkers will be very familiar with the voice of Barbara HanniganRead more »

All is forgiven

Why do we go to the opera? Because the world needs a reminder of the power of forgiveness, particularly in these dark and gloomy times!  Read more »

Lovely and never violent

There was a lot expectation about the new opera by George Benjamin and Martin Crimp. Their previous collaboration, Written on Skin, was an enormous critical and public success,  earning the work a place in the exclusive club of 21th century classics with selected works by Saariaho, Heggie and Birtwistle.  Read more »

Lessons in love and vehemence

All the more reason to admire the already splendiferous Barbara Hannigan as she gently and tactfully slaps down the obstreperous Norman Lebrecht.

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Crazy for you

“Trove Thursday” salutes Barbara Hannigan with an eclectic triple bill.

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The joyous season

Finally an announcement to get the heart pumping: the Paris Opera’s 2018-2019 season offers no fewer than 11 new productions!

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We love you, Ms. Hannigan

Could Barbara Hannigan be Joni Mitchell’s classical counterpart?

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Everything is illuminated

Few new operas have received the near-unanimous acclaim that has greeted Written on Skin since its first performance at the 2012 Aix-en-Provence Festival.

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