2018 – 19 Season News

Kent Nagano conducts George Benjamin premiere in Hamburg

04 April 2019

Kent Nagano, General Music Director of the Hamburg State Opera, will conduct the German premiere of George Benjamin’s opera Lessons in Love and Violence staged by Katie Mitchell with the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra on 7 April 2019. The work is a co-commission with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden (world premiere 10 May 2018), […]

Tourstart: OSM and Kent Nagano’s Europe Tour

11 March 2019

On Monday, 11 March, the big European tour by Kent Nagano and the OSM will start with a concert in Dusseldorf. On the program will be works by Debussy, Mozart and Stravinsky. The orchestra and Kent Nagano will also be guest in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Berlin Philharmonie, Vienna Concert House and Paris’ Cité de la […]

The OSM unveils Nagano’s final Season as Music Director

01 March 2019

The OSM will present over 100 concerts anchored in the tradition of the greatest orchestras to mark Kent Nagano’s final season as Music Director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal. Programmes will include masterpieces by Bach, Mahler, Schubert, De Falla as well as appearances from renowned guests to celebrate Nagano’s 16 years with the orchestra. […]

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 […]