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2018 – 19 Season News

Spanish Tour – Nagano and Philarmonic State Orchestra Hamburg

21 January 2019

From 22 until 30 January, 2019, Kent Nagano and the Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg will go on a concert tour, starting in Madrid, followed by performances in Oviedo and Santander, three concerts at the “Festival de Música de Canarias” and a final performance in Basel, Switzerland. Kent Nagano will present works by Johannes Brahms. Soloist […]

Kent Nagano and Wagner Readings: First concert in Cologne Philharmonie

17 January 2019

On Sunday, 20 January, Kent Nagano and Concerto Köln are presenting their first concert as part of the project Wagner Readings in the Cologne Philharmonie. The project was first launched in autumn 2017 with the Kunststiftung NRW: Richard Wagner’s »The Ring of the Nibelung« will be developed and performed from the perspective and with methods of […]

Nagano publishes autobiography to be released in April 2019

16 November 2018

McGill University Press are delighted to announce the publication of the English translation of Kent Nagano’s book ‘Erwarten Sie Wunder’ originally published in 2014 by German publisher, BerlinVerlag. The autobiography will be released in English under the title ‘Classical Music – Expect the Unexpected’ and will be available from April 2019. Addressing the relevance of […]

New production of Schumann’s Szenen aus Goethes Faust opens in Hamburg

24 October 2018

Achim Freyer’s new production of Robert Schumann’s Szenen aus Goethes Faust opens at the Hamburg Staatsoper on 28th October. Generalmusikdirektor, Kent Nagano will conduct the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester with leading soloists, including Christian Gerhaher singing the title role. The production will run until 17th Nov 2018. The house will also stage a revival of Wagner’s Ring […]

Kent Nagano conducts Mahler 9 with DSO Berlin

19 October 2018

On Sunday, 21 October, Kent Nagano will conduct Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin in the Berlin Philharmonie. Since 2006 Kent Nagano is Honorary Conductor of the orchestra. Find here further information on this concert. The concert will be live broadcast on Deutschlandfunk Kultur at 20.03 (CET). For further information about the […]