Wagner’s “Das Rheingold” on tour (August 2023) After the successful start at the Dresdner Musikfestspiele in June 2023, Kent Nagano will go on tour with Wagner’s “Das Rheingold” in historically informed performance practice in August 2023. With musicians from the Dresdner Festspielorchester and Concerto Köln as well as a renowned cast, there will be guest [...]
Kent Nagano features on the third season of journalist Aaron Cohen’s podcast, “The World of Gustavo Mahler”. Season three, titled ‘My Joyful Science’, delves into Mahler’s Third Symphony in D minor. Amongst the six episodes in the seasons, conversations with Kent Nagano are featured in the episodes 1, 3 and 6, exploring the “groundbreaking [...]
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.