The Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal announces its 2017/18 season

04 May 2017

The Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal is delighted to announce its 2017/18 season. The twelfth concert season with Music Director Kent Nagano at the helm, it promises to be very diverse, including 60 concert programs and 105 concerts. “Classical music reminds us that, even as times change, the human spirit demonstrates a remarkable constancy” Kent Nagano, […]

Kent Nagano and Jorg Widmann ARCHE

ARCHE Livestream on BR Klassik

13 April 2017

In celebration of the opening of the new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Jorg Widmann composed a large scale oratorio work entitled ARCHE. The work united around 300 musicians for its premiere which took place on 13th January and was performed by the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra, Hamburg State Opera Choir, Audi Academy Youth Choir and soloists […]

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. […]