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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 […]

OSM Concert Live Stream

12 October 2018

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 […]

Arche Recording Released

04 October 2018

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 […]