Karin Kei Nagano, daughter of the Montreal and Hamburg music director, has just released her first recording – two Mozart concertos with string quartet accompaniment on Analekta – and her first video, a Debussy Arabesque on a newspaper website. Click here.
Karin studies privately in Paris. The Calgary Herald reports: Mother (pianist Mari Kodama) and daughter live mostly in Paris, where Karin is at a level comparable to Grade 10 in a math and science baccalauréat program at a bilingual academy. The family gathers periodically in their flat in Neuilly-sur-Seine, an affluent western suburb, and in other cities as the occasion arises, including San Francisco, still Kent Nagano’s principal residence.