“The whole evening is electrified, the music pulses ceaselessly, the rhythm is sharpened, everything flows…”
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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.


Kent Nagano conducts world premiere of Arvo Pärt

December 1st, 2021|Categories: 2021-2022 Season, Concert|

On 5 and 6 December, Kent Nagano will conduct works by Pärt, Stravinsky and Schumann at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. Arvo Pärt is one of the most important composers of our time. In the 4th Philharmonic Concert this weekend, two works by the 86-year-old Estonian artist will be on the program: In addition to “Fratres,” the Hamburg version of “Swansong” will be heard for the first time. More information can be found here. Arvo Pärt: “Swansong” for Orchestra (Hamburg Version, world premiere) Igor Stravinsky: Concerto for Piano and winds Arvo Pärt: “Fratres” for Violin, String Orchestra and Percussion Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D-minor Op. 120 Conductor: Kent Nagano Violin: Daniel Cho Piano: Alexei Volodin Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg [...]

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