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Hamburg State Opera announce 17/18 Season

11 April 2017

On 11 April 2017, Kent Nagano, General Music Director of the Hamburg State Opera and Chief Conductor of the Philharmonic State Orchestra, together with Georges Delnon, director of the State Opera Hamburg, and John Neumeier, director of the Hamburg Ballet, announced their season 2017/18. Even before the official start of the opera and concert season, […]

Three awards for Kent Nagano and the OSM

06 February 2017

The Conseil québécois de la musique has awarded the Prix Opus to Kent Nagano and the OSM in three categories. The ceremony took place at the Salle Bourgie during the 20th edition of the gala on Friday 5th February, 2017 and honoured the orchestra for their efforts in the 15/16 season. In total the orchestra received […]

Kent Nagano in Zurich + Elbphilharmonie opening

05 January 2017

Conductor Kent Nagano begins the new year with concerts in Zurich and with the opening concert of the Philharmonic State Orchestra in the new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg: On 7th and 8th January Maestro Nagano will stand at the rostrum of Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich, conducting works by Beethoven and Messiaen with the pianist Daniil Trifonov. […]

Statement from Kent Nagano following the death of Barbara Kisseler

14 October 2016

This week Barbara Kisseler, Kultursenatorin of the city of Hamburg, passed away after a serious illness. A statement from Kent Nagano: We in Hamburg deeply mourn the passing of our visionary Kultur Senator, Barbara Kisseler. The formidable civic leader combined her brilliant intellect with sharp strategic prowess to regularly realise dreams far beyond the expectations […]

Danse Macabre: The Second Recording on Decca for Kent Nagano and OSM

11 September 2016

Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal are happy to be continuing its collaboration with Decca by releasing Danse macabre, an album that constitutes the second project in the OSM’s new partnership with the prestigious record company. Danse macabre follows on the heels of L’Aiglon, the lyrical drama by Honegger and Ibert that the […]