La Passione: Works by Haydn, Nono & Grisey

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La Passione: Works by Haydn, Nono & Grisey

Barbara Hannigan, Barbara Hannigan (soprano), Ludwig Orchestra

£11.66

La Passione is Barbara Hannigan’s third disc for the Alpha label, and by some distance the most emotionally intense. Hannigan herself describes it as ‘a triptych: 3 images, three perspectives of transfigured nights’. The highly personal programme combines the modern and the Classical in startling but illuminating juxtaposition. It opens with the sound of the solo human voice: Luigi Nono’s Djamila Boupacha is a 1962 setting of Jesus Lopez Pacheco’s poem inspired by the eponymous Algerian freedom fighter, whose torture and rape while under arrest... read more

La Passione is Barbara Hannigan’s third disc for the Alpha label, and by some distance the most emotionally intense. Hannigan herself describes it as ‘a triptych: 3 images, three perspectives of transfigured nights’. The highly personal programme com... read more

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