Concerto Köln & Kent Nagano to Present Historically-Informed Performances of Wagner’s ‘Das Rheingold’

This November, Concerto Köln alongside conductor Kent Nagano will present historically-informed performances of Wagner’s “Das Rheingold.” The performances come as part of their “Wagner Readings” project, which was started in 2017 and began to develop this artistic/scientific approach to the tetralogy, bringing together scholars of multiple disciplines. The first concert will be held on Nov. 18 at the Kölner Philharmonie, {…}

Latest Installment of ‘Wagner Readings’ By Kent Nagano & Concerto Köln Announced

The Concerto Köln and Kent Nagano will showcase Wagner’s “Wesendonck Leder” in an upcoming concert, as part of a project that aims to present “Der Ring des Nibelungen” from a “historically informed performance practice perspective.” The concert, set for May 16 in the Cologne Philharmonie, will feature mezzo-soprano Sophie Harmsen as well as a performance of Bruckner’s Symphony No. 3 {…}