Creatively Speaking
1:46 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Yannick's Big 4-0 Celebrated In A Unique Way, And Other Surprises in 2014/2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra has announced that next season will include more new works as well as lesser- performed gems from music history. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the orchestra’s music director is building on the success of - and audience response to -  his first two seasons.

While well-known masterpieces are always rewarding, Yannick Nezet-Seguin says the time is right to expand the orchestra’s repertoire. Season highlights will include a series called the 40/40 Project - in honor of Yannick’s 40th birthday, the orchestra will play 40 works that haven’t been included in subscription concerts for 40 years. Detailed information about the 2014/2105 season here.

Listen to a more in-depth interview with Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin about the philosophy of next season's 40/40 project.

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