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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 […]

The Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal announces its 2017/18 season

04 May 2017

The Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal is delighted to announce its 2017/18 season. The twelfth concert season with Music Director Kent Nagano at the helm, it promises to be very diverse, including 60 concert programs and 105 concerts. “Classical music reminds us that, even as times change, the human spirit demonstrates a remarkable constancy” Kent Nagano, […]

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 […]