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Kent Nagano and Jorg Widmann ARCHE

ARCHE Livestream on BR Klassik

13 April 2017

In celebration of the opening of the new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Jorg Widmann composed a large scale oratorio work entitled ARCHE. The work united around 300 musicians for its premiere which took place on 13th January and was performed by the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra, Hamburg State Opera Choir, Audi Academy Youth Choir and soloists […]

Three awards for Kent Nagano and the OSM

Three awards for Kent Nagano and the OSM

06 February 2017

The Conseil québécois de la musique has awarded the Prix Opus to Kent Nagano and the OSM in three categories. The ceremony took place at the Salle Bourgie during the 20th edition of the gala on Friday 5th February, 2017 and honoured the orchestra for their efforts in the 15/16 season. In total the orchestra received […]

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Statement from Kent Nagano following the death of Barbara Kisseler

14 October 2016

This week Barbara Kisseler, Kultursenatorin of the city of Hamburg, passed away after a serious illness. A statement from Kent Nagano: We in Hamburg deeply mourn the passing of our visionary Kultur Senator, Barbara Kisseler. The formidable civic leader combined her brilliant intellect with sharp strategic prowess to regularly realise dreams far beyond the expectations […]

Danse Macabre: The Second Recording On Decca For Kent Nagano and OSM

Danse Macabre: The Second Recording on Decca for Kent Nagano and OSM

11 September 2016

Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal are happy to be continuing its collaboration with Decca by releasing Danse macabre, an album that constitutes the second project in the OSM’s new partnership with the prestigious record company. Danse macabre follows on the heels of L’Aiglon, the lyrical drama by Honegger and Ibert that the […]

Kent Nagano second season in Hamburg and South America tour

Kent Nagano second season in Hamburg and South America tour

27 August 2016

Kent Nagano will soon be starting his second season as Chief Conductor of the Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg and as General Music Director of the State Opera Hamburg: On 3 September Kent Nagano will present the second edition of the Academic concerts, initiated by him in the beginning of season 2015/16. This year the concerts […]