Echo Klassik Awards 2017

On 29 October 2017 Kent Nagano received his ECHO Klassik award as Conductor of the year for his interpretation of Strauss’ Eine Alpensinfonie recorded with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra (FARO Classics).

During the award ceremony, which took place at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg Kent conducted the Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg, of whom he is chief conductor. Maestro Nagano was interviewed by Crescendo Magazine after the ceremony about his award and his thoughts on the Alpine Symphony, available to watch by clicking here