Book publication: “Expect the Unexpected!”

02 September 2014

Kent Nagano’s book “Erwarten Sie Wunder!” (Expect the unexpected) will be published on 6 October by the Berlin Verlag. Based on his own biography, Kent Nagano discusses the importance and future of classical music: Classical music is in danger of disappearing from the everyday reality of the general public and becoming an antiquarianism of a […]

Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal host third “Virée classique”

07 August 2014

Kent Nagano and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal will be hosting the third edition of their succesful “Virée classique” from 14 to 16 August: This grand Montréal classical-music festival is a true celebration of classical music and will feature more than 30 concerts taking place in four venues, including the Maison symphonique de Montréal. The […]

Audi Summer Concerts 2014 – 2016: “Vorsprung Festival” with Kent Nagano

10 July 2014

Conductor Kent Nagano will be leading the “Vorsprung Festival” as part of the Audi Summer Concerts. In its first year, the new series comprises five concerts. The “Vorsprung Festival” will focus on the Audi Youth Choir Academy, which currently consists of around 90 young people. Its two concerts with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by […]

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 […]