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Kent Nagano & the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal: Inauguration of the new organ & Season announcement 2014-15

10 April 2014

Kent Nagano and his Orchestre symphonique de Montréal await with excitement the inauguration of their new Grand Organ Pierre Béique on 28 May 2014. The organ – named after the founder and first manager of the orchestra – was built by the Canadian organ maker Casavant in cooperation with the architects of the concert hall […]

Kent Nagano & the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal CD Release

14 February 2014

Just in time for their European tour in March, Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal will be releasing a CD with Beethoven’s Symphonies No. 1 & 7 on Sony. The CD “Departure – Utopia” is part of a recording of all the Symphonies by Beethoven by the orchestra and it’s Music Director. The […]

DVD Release: Kent Nagano conducts Boris Godunov at the Bayerische Staatsoper

28 January 2014

Mussorgsky’s opera “Boris Godunov” was Kent Nagano’s final new production in his last season as Music Director at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. The label Bel Air will now release a DVD of the performance beginning of February. “If there was a live recording, one would have to get it immediately“, wrote Helmut Mauró on […]

The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal & Kent Nagano: European Tour 2014

09 January 2014

The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal & Kent Nagano: European Tour 2014 From 11 to 25 March 2014 the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Music Director Kent Nagano will embark on a major European tour with concerts in Zurich, Bern, Geneva, Vienna, Madrid, Oviedo, Cologne, Essen and Munich. Pianists Kit Armstrong and Marc-André Hamelin and soprano […]

Kent Nagano receives the insignia of grand officer of the Order of QuébecKent Nagano erhält die Insignien des grand Offizier des Ordens von QuébecKent Nagano reçoit l’insigne de grand officier de l’Ordre national du Québec

12 November 2013

Today at the National Assembly, Québec premier Pauline Marois presented the insignia of grand officer of the Order of Québec to Kent Nagano, music director of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. This distinction is the most prestigious recognition bestowed by the Québec state, and is conferred on eminent personalities who have contributed to the building […]