2014-15 Season News

Kent Nagano returns to London with the BBC Symphony Orchestra

07 January 2015

After more than 5 years, Kent Nagano is returning to London on 31 January 2015 to conduct the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Wolfgang Rihm’s “Tutuguri” – a work for large orchestra, percussionists, taped chorus and speaker. The performance at the Barbican in London is the UK premiere of Rihm’s “Poeme danse”. Kent Nagano has conducted […]

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal & Kent Nagano: Tour to Asia

02 September 2014

Together with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Kent Nagano will embark on a major tour to Japan and China in October with concerts in Tokyo, Fukui, Kyoto, Yokosuka, Sapporo, Beijing and Shanghai. The programmes feature works by Debussy, Stravinsky, Mussorgsky and Ravel. In Koriyama they will give a charity concert in memory of the 2011 […]

Three new CD releases

There will be three new CDs being released in October under the baton of Kent Nagano. Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4 “The Poetry of Freedom” will be published by Sony Classical as the last part of a recording of all the Symphonies by Beethoven with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal under Kent Nagano. A […]

Book publication: “Expect the Unexpected!”

Kent Nagano’s book “Erwarten Sie Wunder!” (Expect the unexpected) will be published on 6 October by the Berlin Verlag. Based on his own biography, Kent Nagano discusses the importance and future of classical music: Classical music is in danger of disappearing from the everyday reality of the general public and becoming an antiquarianism of a […]

Kent Nagano & the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal: Inauguration of the new organ & Season announcement 2014-15

10 April 2014

Kent Nagano and his Orchestre symphonique de Montréal await with excitement the inauguration of their new Grand Organ Pierre Béique on 28 May 2014. The organ – named after the founder and first manager of the orchestra – was built by the Canadian organ maker Casavant in cooperation with the architects of the concert hall […]