Barbara Hannigan, phenomenal Canadian singer, orchestra conductor and Ojai Festival artistic director, gives generously of her time to pass back to young colleagues her knowledge of the international music industry and what being a professional means. The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA) based in Corktown, is hosting a live, up close and personal conversation with Barbara, Monday, September 16 from 4:30 to 6:30 in Heliconian Hall in Yorkville. An interview with William Littler, journalist at Toronto Star, will be followed by a Question and Answer opportunity for singers, conductors, coaches, teachers, in Toronto, and across the country by live streaming, which begins at 4:45 to 6:15 pm EDT. www.facebook.com/ircpa.toronto
Questions may be sent to Barbara@ircpa.net for her response during the Q and A. This is a free event presented by the IRCPA, however registration is requested at: Eventbrite link?
Equilibrium Young Artists is Barbara’s mentoring program in Europe, giving young professional singers and conductors opportunities of career guidance and being heard on major stages. Equilibrium’s first venture in Canada is an upcoming collaboration with the Toronto Symphony. A quartet of Canadian singers, selected by Ms. Hannigan and conductor Sir Andrew Davis, will perform the solo roles in the Mozart Requiem with the TSO in January 2020.
Conversation with Barbara is presented by The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA) in keeping with their programs to bring young professionals together with major Internationals of the music industry in career development Encounters and Singing Stars -New Generation Gala Concerts, broadcast live by Classical 96.3FM
Barbara Hannigan sings and conducts the Toronto Symphony’s opening concerts, September 19 and 21 at Roy Thomson Hall.
Questions: 416 362 1422 or Ann@ircpa.net
Questions for Barbara: Barbara@ircpa.net