Barbara Hendricks in concert on a floating podium/stage on the river "Leie" between the Graslei and Korenlei in Ghent (Gent), Belgium. She brought jazz with the Magnus Lindgren Quartet performing the "Billie and the Blues" program. Since her jazz debut at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1994 she performes regularly in renowned jazz festivals throughout the world with the Magnus Lindgren Quartet. She has received numerous awards for her artistic achievements and humanitarian work. In addition to her busy concert and opera schedule in Europe and in the United States, she alternates every other year with extensive tours to the Far East or Latin America and performs regularly at international music festivals worldwide. She appeared at all major opera houses throughout the world, including the Paris Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden and La Scala with more than 20 roles in her active opera repertoire. Barbara Hendricks has performed her extensive orchestral repertoire with all of the leading conductors and orchestras of our time. She is one of today's best-selling recording artists and has made nearly 80 recordings with conductors such as Barenboim, Bernstein, Davis, Dorati, Giulini, Haitink, Karajan, Maazel, Mehta, Sawallisch and Solti.