On 12 and 14 October, Kent Nagano and pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin will perform concerts with the OSM. On the program will be Chopin’s piano concertos No. 1 and 2 as well as the Serenade in E flat major by Richard Strauss. The concert on Sunday, 14 October will be streamed live on Facebook via the […]
For the inauguration of Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie concert hall, the German composer Jorg Widmann was commissioned to write a new oratorio for soloists, choirs, organ and orchestra. Conducted by Kent Nagano, Arche, united around 300 musicians for its premiere drawing forces from the Audi Jugendchorakademie, Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg, Hamburg State Opera Choir, Hamburger Alsterspatzen and several […]
On 25 August 2018, the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth – BBC Radio 3 will broadcast a special edition of ‘Inside Music’ with Kent Nagano. As a former student of the American composer, Kent Nagano remembers an emphasis on a broad education that included visiting art galleries and reading great works of literature, alongside […]
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 […]
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.