Jörg Widmann receives the OPUS KLASSIK Composer of the Year 2019 Award for ARCHE. The oratorio was commissioned by Kent Nagano and the Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg and the recording of its world premier was released by ECM. The jury emphasized the special quality of this extensive work and its spectacular realization in the Elbphilharmonie. More...
open-air concert on Hamburg's Rathausmarkt
Summertime in Hamburg: on the last day of August Kent Nagano, Elbenita Kajtazi, Oleksiy Palchykov, Gilles Vonsattel and the Philharmonic played for 10.000 visitors at the Hamburg Rathausmarkt. An unforgettable evening! Thanks to all of you!
Concert tour to Japan
From October 31 to November 8, 2019, the Philharmonic Orchestra is on tour in Japan. Together with Kent Nagano and the Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, the Philharmonic present works by Beethoven, Liszt, Mahler, Brahms and Widmann. In addition to the legendary Suntory Hall in Tokyo, concert venues include the Acros Symphony Hall in Fukuoka with its characteristic façade of terraced gardens. More...
Hamburg's General Music Director
Kent Nagano is one of the most renowned concert and opera conductors of our time. Since 2015, he is General Musik Director and head conductor of the Hamburg State Opera and the Philharmonic State Orchestra. More...