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2016-17 Season News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]