Garth Edwin Sunderland’s new chamber adaptation of this opera’s score, is, to date, the Bernstein Centennial Year’s best and most important recording.
Concert Review: Kent Nagano’s Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal Triumphs in Boston
Kent Nagano’s return to Boston revealed him to be a fully mature world-class conductor.
Classical Music Interview: Conductor Kent Nagano’s Emotional Return to Boston
The Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal programs a lot of new music but that is not the point.
Classical CD Reviews: Kent Nagano/ Bruckner Symphonies and Christian Gerhaher/ Mahler’s Orchestral Lieder
Christian Gerhaher is, perhaps, the great Mahler baritone of his generation, while Bruckner is, perhaps, a surprising choice for conductor Kent Nagano, whose championship of new music is legendary.
Classical CD Review: Schumann, Wagner, and Strauss (Soloists, Bayrisches Staatsorchester/Kent Nagano)
There are plenty of classic recordings of the “Siegfried-Idyll” and “Metamorphosen” already, but here’s one more – and it also includes a rollicking Schumann with which you can’t go wrong.