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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 […]

Kent Nagano second season in Hamburg and South America tour

27 August 2016

Kent Nagano will soon be starting his second season as Chief Conductor of the Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg and as General Music Director of the State Opera Hamburg: On 3 September Kent Nagano will present the second edition of the Academic concerts, initiated by him in the beginning of season 2015/16. This year the concerts […]

Kent Nagano and OSM L’Aiglon recording wins ECHO Klassik award

26 August 2016

Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal are proud to announce that its complete recorded performance of L’Aiglon has won the ECHO Klassik, Germany’s most esteemed classical music award, in the category “Opera recording (20th/21st century music).” The world premiere recording of this lyric drama by Honegger and Ibert marks the renewal of a […]

Kent Nagano opens the Vorsprung Festival

14 July 2016

Kent Nagano will open this year’s Vorsprung Festival by Audi Sommerkonzerte on 16 July. Kent will conduct four concerts at the festival, with highlights including Mozart’s Idomeneo with Concerto Köln and Rihm‘s The Reading of the Scriptures with the London Symphony Orchestra. Full details of Kent’s concerts can be found below and more details on […]