“The whole evening is electrified, the music pulses ceaselessly, the rhythm is sharpened, everything flows…”
(Neue Zürcher Zeitung)

Kent Nagano is renowned for interpretations of clarity, elegance and intelligence. He is passionate about introducing concert and opera audiences throughout the world to new and rediscovered music and offering fresh insights into established repertoire.


Classical Music and Video Art: Micro-Concerts with Kent Nagano

May 30th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

May 16, 2022  Press Release  Audiovisual Concert Series of the Philharmonic State Orchestra Now Online  With their Micro-Concerts, Kent Nagano and the Philharmonic took advantage of the time of the pandemic to explore new methods of digital music dissemination and listening. In cooperation with international video artists, a cycle of five audiovisual concert programmes responds to the times of crisis. After being streamed exclusively by Radio France, the videos are now available for online viewing on the channels of the Philharmonic State Orchestra and the Hamburg State Opera.  Classical concert music and video art usually have few points of contact, as visual broadcasts of orchestra concerts usually opt for a documentary format, the camera following the flow of the music, [...]

Kent Nagano conducts Abrahamsen’s The Snow Queen at Concertgebouw

May 25th, 2022|Categories: 2021-2022 Season, Concert|

For the second time this season, Kent Nagano returns to The Concertgebouw to conduct Abrahamsen’s opera, The Snow Queen. Premiered in 2019, this repertoire is vastly different to Nagano’s previous concert in November 2021, where he conducted Wagner’s Das Rheingold. More information about the cast and performance can be found here. 

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