On 30 April 2022, Kent Nagano and Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg open the Hamburg International Music Festival with Mahler Symphony No. 3 in D Minor at the Elbphilharmonie. The concert will be performed again on 02 May 2022. Further information about the performances can be found here.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Philharmonic State Orchestra and Kent Nagano will open the new concert season with the Rathausmarkt Open-Air on 14/15 August 2021. For the first time the concerts will be on to two days with two performances each: after the symphonic prelude on Saturday, a tribute to Jacques Offenbach will follow on Sunday with ensemble members [...]
In collaboration with Kent Nagano, Hamburg Ballet will premiere John Neumeier’s latest full-length creation, Beethoven Project II, beginning 29 May, with two additional performances the following two days (30, 31 May). The production was created in the fall of 2020 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth. Since the dress rehearsal on [...]
On 6 May, Kent Nagano will open this year’s Musikfest Hamburg 2021 together with the Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg. The program includes Beethoven’s 5th Symphony and the world premiere of the Triple Concerto “Alisma”; a work for violin, violoncello, clarinet and orchestra by the Swiss composer William Blank. Soloists in this tribute to Beethoven include [...]
The Hamburg State Opera is offering a digital Easter program on their homepage. From 2 April to 5 April 2021, selected productions from the repertoire of the State Opera will be available free of charge as video-on-demand. In addition, the Hamburg production La Passione, the St. Matthew Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach under the musical [...]
On 3 and 4 October 2020, Kent Nagano will conduct two special concert programs with works by Mozart, Schubert, Dvořák and others. The British pianist Paul Lewis, one of Britain's most internationally renowned soloists, will make his debut with the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra. The matinee concerts will take place in the Great House of [...]