2017-18 Season News

Salzburg Festival Terrace Talk: The Bassarids 15 August 2018

16 August 2018

PRESS TEXT: TERRACE TALK – THE BASSARIDS  (SF, 15 August 2018) A masterwork of the composer’s art – such is Kent Nagano’s description of Hans Werner Henze’s opera The Bassarids. “We had to dig very deep in rehearsal in order to represent the entire breadth of colours, of longing, of emotion and also of the […]

Kent Nagano conducts the premiere of ‘The Bassarids’

14 August 2018

On 16 August 2018 the new production of “The Bassarids” staged by Krzysztof Warlikowski will celebrate its premiere. Kent Nagano will stand at the rostrum of the Vienna Philharmonic to conduct in the Felsenreitschule in Salzburg. Further performances will take place on 19, 23 and 26 August.

Kent Nagano and the OSM on tour in Krakow and at the Salzburg Festival

17 July 2018

Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal are currently in Europe and will give concerts in Krakow and at the Salzburg Festival, presenting Krzysztof Penderecki’s St. Luke Passion on the occasion of the composer’s 85th birthday anniversary. The concert in Krakow is on 18 July. The concert in Salzburg on 20 July will be […]

Kent Nagano conducts concert at Rheingau Music Festival in place of the late Enoch zu Guttenberg

22 June 2018

Maestro Nagano will conduct the performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa da Requiem on 28 June 2018 in Kloster Eberbach instead of the late Enoch zu Guttenberg during the Rheingau Music Festival. Kent Nagano, General Music Director of the Hamburg State Opera and Chief Conductor of the Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg, has collaborated with the KlangVerwaltung […]

Kent Nagano awarded Meritorious Service Medal

29 May 2018

KENT NAGANO AWARDED THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA’S MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL (CIVIL DIVISION) The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal takes great pride and pleasure in announcing that Maestro Kent Nagano has received the Meritorious Service Medal from Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, during a ceremony held in Montreal this evening. […]