On 25 August 2018, the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth – BBC Radio 3 will broadcast a special edition of ‘Inside Music’ with Kent Nagano. As a former student of the American composer, Kent Nagano remembers an emphasis on a broad education that included visiting art galleries and reading great works of literature, alongside […]
PRESS TEXT: TERRACE TALK – THE BASSARIDS (SF, 15 August 2018) A masterwork of the composer’s art – such is Kent Nagano’s description of Hans Werner Henze’s opera The Bassarids. “We had to dig very deep in rehearsal in order to represent the entire breadth of colours, of longing, of emotion and also of the […]
On 16 August 2018 the new production of “The Bassarids” staged by Krzysztof Warlikowski will celebrate its premiere. Kent Nagano will stand at the rostrum of the Vienna Philharmonic to conduct in the Felsenreitschule in Salzburg. Further performances will take place on 19, 23 and 26 August.
Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal are currently in Europe and will give concerts in Krakow and at the Salzburg Festival, presenting Krzysztof Penderecki’s St. Luke Passion on the occasion of the composer’s 85th birthday anniversary. The concert in Krakow is on 18 July. The concert in Salzburg on 20 July will be […]
Maestro Nagano will conduct the performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa da Requiem on 28 June 2018 in Kloster Eberbach instead of the late Enoch zu Guttenberg during the Rheingau Music Festival. Kent Nagano, General Music Director of the Hamburg State Opera and Chief Conductor of the Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg, has collaborated with the KlangVerwaltung […]