Special Presentation ‘Barbara Hannigan – Taking Risks (WT)’


In the documentary project entitled “Barbara Hannigan – Taking Risks”, Accentus Music and the Gothenburg Symphony accompany Barbara Hannigan preparing her first opera production as a conductor and recruiting the singer cast through a very personal selection process. The film follows all stages of the production, starting with the entire casting process and the very first auditions and culminating in the premiere of the semi-staged production of Stravinsky's “The Rake’s Progress” in Gothenburg in December 2018.

Barbara Hannigan will be present for this special presentation hosted by Accentus Music and the Gothenburg Symphony.


Join us for an informative evening and a glamorous reception!

Monday 19 Feb 201818:30 - 19:30Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall


Barbara Hannigan

Singer & Conductor

Barbara Hannigan is known worldwide as a soprano of vital expressive force directed by exceptional technique. She divides her time between singing on the world’s major stages and conducting leading orchestras. She is the founder of the “Equilibrium” project.

Paul Smaczny

Managing Director at Accentus Music

Paul enjoys international renown as the director and producer of countless award-winning documentaries and high profile music programs around the world, capturing some of the most important musical events and stories of the last 30 years.

Marco Feklistoff

Planning Director at Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Marco has already before worked with Barbara Hannigan as the host of the first performance within Barbara Hannigan’s “Equilibrium” project: a semi-staged performance of Stravinsky’s “The Rake’s Progress”.


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