Hannigan Sings "let me tell you"

April 3, 2020
8:00 PM

In a 2016 performance, soprano Barbara Hannigan sings Hans Abrahamsen's let me tell you, and Andris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich's Suite from Hamlet and a suite from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet.

Encore broadcast from February 6, 2016 

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Barbara Hannigan, soprano

SHOSTAKOVICH Excerpts from the incidental music to Hamlet, Op. 32a
ABRAHAMSEN let me tell you
PROKOFIEV Suite from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64

Barbara Hannigan describes the origins of let me tell you, why she knew before even seeing the score that it would be a significant work, and what essential items she travels with to maintain her sense of normalcy as a touring musician: