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2016-17 Season News

Kent Nagano in Zurich + Elbphilharmonie opening

05 January 2017

Conductor Kent Nagano begins the new year with concerts in Zurich and with the opening concert of the Philharmonic State Orchestra in the new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg: On 7th and 8th January Maestro Nagano will stand at the rostrum of Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich, conducting works by Beethoven and Messiaen with the pianist Daniil Trifonov. […]

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

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

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 […]

Kent Nagano and OSM L’Aiglon recording wins ECHO Klassik award

26 August 2016

Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal are proud to announce that its complete recorded performance of L’Aiglon has won the ECHO Klassik, Germany’s most esteemed classical music award, in the category “Opera recording (20th/21st century music).” The world premiere recording of this lyric drama by Honegger and Ibert marks the renewal of a […]