Kent Nagano Biography (Wikipedia)
Kent George Nagano (born November 22, 1951) is an American conductor and opera administrator. He is currently music director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, since 2006, and general music director of the Hamburg State Opera since 2015.
Kent Nagano Tracks
Past BBC Events
Total Immersion: Percussion: Total Immersion: Percussion
Proms 2005: Prom 36
Proms 1999: Prom 25
Proms 1997: Prom 13
Proms 1995: Prom 68
Performances & Interviews from Similar Artists
Voces 8 definitely have got that swing
Matthias Pintscher on Pierre Boulez
Boulez: Anthèmes 2 (in binaural sound)
Richard Michael’s Rewind – Duke Ellington
"He was a quite exceptional being"
"...he just looked at me and he said, 'learning conducting is about learning how to do less'..."
"A great composer, an astonishing conductor and a really funny, charming, surprising man"
"...he would fire off a volley of notes with one imperious gesture."
"...he felt with his head and thought with his heart..."
Pierre Boulez: "We were trained to go further, whatever the price."