Congratulations to conductor Kent Nagano for receiving the honorary appointment from the Order of Canada, figuring among 83 appointments or promotions to the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian distinction. Kent Nagano conducted Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal for 15 years.

“He has premiered and commissioned numerous works by Canadian composers, bringing the unique music of Montreal, Quebec and Canada to the world.” – Office of Canada’s Governor General, Mary Simon

Read more in the press below:

La Presse : “Ordre du Canada Daniel Lavoie et Kent Nagano décorés”
CBC news : “From finance to fighting racism, Order of Canada appointees include prominent Quebecers”
Le Soleil : “Daniel Lavoie et Kent Nagano décorés de l’Ordre du Canada”
L’Actualité : “Daniel Lavoie et Kent Nagano décorés de l’Ordre du Canada”
Montreal Gazette : “Conductor Kent Nagano and singer Daniel Lavoie awarded the Order of Canada”
CTV news : “Daniel Lavoie, Kent Nagano appointed to Order of Canada”