Barbara Hannigan, soprano
Bertrand Chamayou, piano

Tuesday, December 10, 2024 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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This concert is part of the Vocal Recital Series and the Ensemble Arts Master Artists Series. You can subscribe to these series, Build Your Own subscription, or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

World-renowned soprano Barbara Hannigan is an “intensely musical, intoxicating, graceful, passionate” artist whose “whole being breathes music” (De Telegraaf, Netherlands). Following a thrilling PCMS recital in 2017, she returns with French pianist Bertrand Chamayou for an adventurous program that includes John Zorn’s highly virtuosic Jumalattaret and Olivier Messiaen’s song cycle Chants de terre et de ciel, exploring the spiritual dimension of marriage and parenthood.

Messiaen: Chants de terre et de ciel
Scriabin: Poème-nocturne, Op. 61
Scriabin: Vers la flamme, Op. 72
Zorn: Jumalattaret

The Artist(s)

Barbara Hannigan
Barbara Hannigan, soprano
Embodying music with an unparalleled dramatic sensibility, soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan is an artist at the forefront of creation. Her artistic colleagues include John Zorn, Krszysztof Warlikowski, Simon Rattle, Sasha Waltz, Kent Nagano, Vladimir Jurowski, Andreas Kriegenburg, Andris Nelsons, Esa Pekka Salonen, Christoph Marthaler, Antonio Pappano, Katie Mitchell, and Kirill Petrenko. The late conductor and pianist Reinbert de Leeuw has been an extraordinary influence and inspiration on her development as a musician.… Read More
Bertrand Chamayou
Bertrand Chamayou, piano
Bertrand Chamayou has mastered an extensive repertoire displaying striking assurance, imagination, artistic approach, and remarkable consistency in his performances. He is a regular performer in venues such as the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Lincoln Center, the Herkulessaal Munich and London’s Wigmore Hall. He has appeared at major festivals including New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival, the Lucerne Festival,… Read More


Barbara Hannigan | NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
Barbara Hannigan | BBC Music Matters