Kent Nagano A conversation with Grammy Award-winning conductor, Kent Nagano and daughter Karin Kei Nagano By Tom Wilmer • Jun 11, 2018 Thomas Wilmer Listen Listening... / 36:56 A conversation with conductor kent Nagano and his daughter Karin Kei Nagano about their passion for music. A conversation with Grammy Award-winning conductor, Kent Nagano and his daughter Karin Kei Nagano. Nagano grew up in Morro Bay, California and graduated from U.C. Berkeley. Renowned conductor Kent Nagano leads concert for Cerrito Peak By Greta Mart • Jun 8, 2018 Courtesy of kentnagano.com Celebrated conductor Kent Nagano grew up in Morro Bay in the 1950s and '60s. Nagano returned home this week to lead a benefit concert designed to raise money for the Cerrito Peak Project in Morro Bay.