2014-15 Season News

The Hamburg State Opera and the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra present their 2015/2016 season

30 April 2015

Georges Delnon, the future Intendant of the Hamburg State Opera, John Neumeier, Director and Chief Choreographer of the Hamburg Ballet, Kent Nagano, future General Music Director of the Hamburg State Opera and Chief Conductor of the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra and Detlef Meierjohann, Managing Director of the Hamburg State Opera, presented the 2015/2016 season in […]

Kent Nagano’s concert with Tonhalle orchestra streamed live

23 April 2015

There will be a live broadcast of Kent’s concert with Tonhalle orchestra in Zurich on 23 April at 7.30 pm (6.30 pm GMT). The concert can be streamed live here: The programme includes HAAS: Concerto Grosso Nr. 1 für vier Alphörner und Orchester and BRUCKNER: Sinfonie Nr. 6.

Kent Nagano conducts the premiere of L’Aiglon: son of Napoleon

17 March 2015

The OSM, director Daniel Roussel and Music Director Kent Nagano bring L’Aiglon, a rare and unknown piece from Arthur Honegger and Jacques Ibert on stage. The premiere will take place on 17 March 2015 in La maison symphonique in Montréal. Further performances are on 19 and on 21 March 2015. Anne-Catherine Gillet (soprano) will sing […]

Kent Nagano talks to Tom Service on BBC Radio 3

04 March 2015

Tom Service caught up with Kent, for his Music Matters programme on BBC Radio 3, when he was in London recently to conduct the BBC Symphony Orchestra in music by Wolfgang Rihm. Kent talks to Tom about the lasting influence of the musical education he received in the culturally rich surroundings of Morro Bay in […]

Rarities on CD: French trumpet concertos

29 January 2015

The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Paul Merkelo – Principal Trumpet with the orchestra for over 20 years – have recorded rarely played French trumpet concertos that are renowned for being some of the most demanding pieces for this instrument. The French repertoire draws attention to a period in Europe that saw the liberation of […]