On Saturday 22 April 2023, Kent Nagano is joined by cellist Jan Vogler and the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra as well as an international choir of young singers for a performance at Carnegie Hall, New York. The programme features the world premiere of American composer Sean Shepherd’s An einem klaren Tag—On a Clear Day [...]
On 22 January, Kent Nagano conducts the premiere of Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in a production by Angelina Nikonova. The story of the opera is based correspondent tale by Nikolaj Leskow. Other performances are 25, 28 and 31 January, and 4 and 8 February. More information can be found here. “A woman becomes [...]
The year 2023 marks the beginning of a major musical and scientific project in Dresden to research and perform Richard Wagner’s “Der Ring des Nibelungen” in historical performance practice. With the opening concert and premiere of “Rheingold” in Dresden on 14 June 2023, the Dresden Festival Orchestra together with Concerto Köln under the artistic [...]
Kent Nagano starts the 2022/23 season with the opening concerts of the 195th season of the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg on 2 and 4 October and the premiere of the new production of Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer in a production by Michael Thalheimer on 23 October at the Staatsoper. All information about concerts with Kent [...]
Kent Nagano and the members of Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg collaborated with legendary Noh actor, Akihiro Yamamoto and his theatre members at Yamamoto Noh Theatre in Osaka on 12 September 2022. This recorded performance can be watched on the eplus website. This video is only available in Japan for a week between September 22nd to 28th. [...]
On 18 September 2022, Kent Nagano appears at Teatro Massimo di Palermo to conduct Bruckner Symphony No. 4 with Orchestra del Teatro Massimo. More information about the concert can be found here.
On 11 & 12 September, Kent Nagano and the members of Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg will collaborate with legendary Noh actor, Akihiro Yamamoto and his theatre members. The production called “Spirit of the Moon” is a collaboration work of new Noh play based on a story of Japanese folk tale “Moon Rabbit” and music of [...]
On, 8 July Kent Nagano will conduct the world premiere of Pascal Dusapin’s Il Viaggio, Dante, an opera in seven scenes. The opera will be performed at Grand Théâtre de Provence as part of Festival d’Aix. A further three performances will on 13, 15 and 17 July. More information about the cast and performances can [...]
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 [...]
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.