Kent Nagano at Dresden Music Festival

On 20 May 2022, Kent Nagano conducts Dresdener Philharmonie at Frauenkirche as part of Dresden Music Festival 2022 . The programme includes Hosokawa ‘Stilles Meer’, Ives ‘The Unanswered Question’ as well as Bruckner Symphony No. 6. More information about the concert can be found here.

2022-05-16T15:07:11+01:00May 16th, 2022|2021-2022 Season, Concert|

Kent Nagano conducts a new production of Tannhäuser at Staatsoper Hamburg

On Sunday 24 April 2022 Kent Nagano conducts the premiere of a new production, by Kornél Mundruczó, of Wagner’s Tannhauser at Staatsoper Hamburg, with ten additional performances across this and next season. The stellar cast includes Klaus Florian Vogt in the title role, Christoph Pohl as Wolfram von Eschenbach, Jennifer Holloway as Elisabeth, Tanja [...]

2022-04-21T10:12:00+01:00April 20th, 2022|2021-2022 Season, Hamburg, Opera|

litCologne Book Event – 10 Lessons of my Life

On 20 March at 16:00, Kent Nagano will discuss his book ’10 Lessons of my Life’, published in September 2021 at lit.Cologne 2022. Hosted by Claudia Dichter, Nagano will delve into significant events in his life that influence him beyond his artistic path, including encounters with Leonard Bernstein and pop musician Björk.   The event will [...]

2022-03-15T14:14:04+00:00March 15th, 2022|2021-2022 Season, Book|

Offenbach Les Contes d’Hoffmann Staatsoper Hamburg DVD Release

On 25 February 2022, Staatsoper Hamburg released the season opening production Les Contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach on DVD. The new production by Daniele Finzi Pasca under the musical direction of Kent Nagano was performed on the main stage on 4 September 2021 and was recorded with EuroArts in co-production with ZDF and NHK, with collaboration [...]

2022-03-03T10:53:59+00:00March 3rd, 2022|2021-2022 Season, Hamburg, New Release|

Kent Nagano conducts A Quiet Place with Opéra national de Paris

On 9 March 2022, Kent Nagano conducts the premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s A Quiet Place with Opéra national de Paris at Palais Garnier in a new production by Krzysztof Warlikowski. Following the opening night, performance will run until 30 March. This marks a return for Nagano to Opéra national de Paris, where he previously conducted Wozzeck, Elektra, Dialogues [...]

2022-03-02T09:56:07+00:00March 2nd, 2022|2021-2022 Season, Opera|

Kent Nagano (January 2022)

After a festive year 2021 in Kent Nagano’s life, with his 70th birthday and the publication of the 3 CD box set with works by Olivier Messiaen on the BR Klassik Label as well as his German book “10 Lessons of my Life – Was wirklich zählt” by Berlin Verlag, he will be in Hamburg [...]

2022-02-10T16:12:28+00:00February 10th, 2022|2021-2022 Season|

Kent Nagano conducts world premiere of Arvo Pärt

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,” [...]

2022-01-04T10:27:52+00:00December 1st, 2021|2021-2022 Season, Concert|

Kent Nagano with the Wagner Readings and Concerto Köln at the Kölner Philharmonie

On Thursday, 18 November 2021, Kent Nagano, together with the musicians of Concerto Köln and singers, will present Wagner’s Das Rheingold in concert at the Kölner Philharmonie. This concert was created as part of the scientific-artistic project Wagner Readings, which has been working on Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen in historically informed performance [...]

2022-01-05T10:56:25+00:00November 15th, 2021|2021-2022 Season, Concert|
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