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Kent Nagano wins ECHO Klassik 2017 ‘Conductor of the Year’ award

27 July 2017

We are delighted to announce that Kent Nagano has been awarded the Echo Klassik 2017 ‘Conductor of the Year’ award for his interpretation of Strauss’ Eine Alpensinfonie recorded with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and released last year on FARAO classics. The winners will be presented with their prizes at a gala event taking place in […]

Kent Nagano will be passing the torch in 2020

29 June 2017

Kent Nagano will be passing the torch in 2020 The music director will continue to lead the Orchestra for the next three seasons MONTREAL, June 29, 2017—The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) and Kent Nagano are announcing today that, after a long deliberation, he has decided not to accept the invitation by the OSM to […]

Kent Nagano launches Der Ring des Nibelungen project in collaboration with Concerto Köln

22 June 2017

Kent Nagano launches an extraordinary project: Wagner’s “The Ring of the Nibelung” in historically-informed performance practice with Concerto Köln In their most recent collaboration, Concerto Köln and the internationally-renowned conductor, Kent Nagano, pursue a leading-edge project: in cooperation with scientists at the university and Musikhochschule in Cologne, they are taking on Richard Wagner’s tetralogy, “The […]

Surprise Concert for Victims of the Recent Montreal Flooding

09 June 2017

The Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal has unveiled plans to hold a free of charge concert following the recent floods in Montréal in early May. After witnessing first-hand the conditions, OSM Musical Director Kent Nagano was inspired to do something for all Montrealers affected by the unprecedented spring flooding: “At a time of crisis like this, […]

Double honours for Kent Nagano

05 May 2017

We are delighted to announce that Kent Nagano will be honoured with two awards this month. On 26th May, he will receive the “Distinguished Artist Award” at the 100th ISPA, International Society for the Performing Arts conference held at the Place des Arts, Montreal from Tuesday, 23rd to Saturday, 27th May, 2017. Previous winners of the […]