Kent Nagano gets a book deal

Kent Nagano gets a book deal


norman lebrecht

November 20, 2018

The conductor’s German book book ​Erwarten Sie Wunder’ is to be published next year in English by McGill-Queen’s University Press.

From the blurb:

In Classical Music: Expect the Unexpected the famous classical conductor tells the deeply personal story of his own engagement with the masterpieces and great composers of classical music, his work with the world’s major orchestras, and his tireless commitment to bringing his music to everybody…


  • John Rook says:

    ‘Expect miracles’? You couldn’t make it up…

  • May says:

    The title refers to advice older singers at the Hamburg State Opera give younger singers, the latter dismayed that the maestro doesn’t seem to know which piece he’s conducting.

  • Emil says:

    Has been published in a French for ages now…

  • Jonathan Dunsby says:

    The forthcoming English version is called ‘Expect the Unexpected’