Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Jessica Griffin

We look ahead to The Philadelphia Orchestra’s season with Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin.

Chris Lee

Following in the footsteps of legends such as Leopold Stokwoski, Eugene Ormandy, and Riccardo Muti, Yannick Nezet-Seguin is set to conduct his inaugural concerts as music director of The Philadelphia Orchestra. On Thursday, October 18th, the opening-night concert features the music of Ravel, Brahms, and Strauss with soloist Renee Fleming, followed by performances of the Verdi Requiem on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Opening night concert information - October 18.

Marco Borggreve

The Philadelphia Orchestra's Music Director Designate Yannick Nezet-Seguin made his Saratoga Performing Arts Center debut this week in a trio of concerts that appear to insure, as much as anything can, the Orchestra’s continued presence there. The Philadelphia Inquirer’s David Patrick Stearns reports from Upstate New York.

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Jul 13, 2012
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin On Stokowski

Jun 23, 2012
Marco Borggreve

As the Philadelphia Orchestra celebrates the legacy of Leopold Stokowski, WRTI's Jim Cotter speaks with Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin.  He is among the most sought-after young conductors in the world; in September 2012 he starts his tenure as music director of the Orchestra.

A conversation with Yannick Nezet-Seguin. The Philadelphia Orchestra released details of its music director designate's first season in late January, 2012.

David Patrick Stearns profiles Tasmin Little. The highly regarded British violinist is in Philadelphia to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of Frederick Delius.

We speak with soprano Yulia Van Doren - the Baroque specialist made her Philadelphia recital debut on January 29th.

Jim Cotter speaks with Yannick Nezet-Seguin, music director designate of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Susan Lewis profiles the legendary percussionist Alan Abel.

David Patrick Stearns examines the relationship between star tenor Stephen Costello and his coach Bill Schuman, an Academy of Vocal Arts faculty member who is considered to be one of the great voice builders - and re-builders - in the business.

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