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Kent Nagano second season in Hamburg and South America tour

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 take place in the Laeiszhalle, together with violinist Veronika Eberle, pianist Michail Lifits and the Audi Jugendakademie.

Following the first Philharmonic concerts on 18 and 19 September with cellist Gautier Capuçon, violist Naomi Seiler and works by Strauss and Brahms, Kent Nagano and his orchestra will embark on a major South America tour. It is the first long tour for the Philharmonic State Orchestra and its Chief Conductor Kent Nagano. Concerts will take place, among others, in Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile and Sao Paolo. On tour the orchestra will play works by Strauss, Brahms, Wagner and Bruckner. The program also includes opera: In the Teatro Mayor in Bogotá, Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde will be performed.

The final concert of the tour will present the performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana together with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá.