Yannick Nézet-Séguin

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

Susan Lewis takes us to the Philadelphia Museum of Art for an exhibition of product designs by Zaha Hadid, one of the world's leading architects.

And we speak with Kate Pourshariati, curator of Culture Change, Image, and Adaptation, a season-long film series at Penn Museum.

As Yannick Nezet-Seguin returns to conduct a series of sold-out concerts, Jim Cotter speaks with the music director designate of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Susan Lewis considers the artistry of Tiffany lamps. The distinctive lighting fixtures are both objects of utility and works of art.

We pay a visit to an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art highlighting the restored Thomas Eakins masterpiece, The Gross Clinic.

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As Pennsylvania Ballet opens its 2010/2011season on October 21st, Jim Cotter speaks with artistic director Roy Kaiser.

The Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Designate Yannick Nezet-Seguin makes his Berlin Philharmonic debut this week. The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns reports from the German capital.

Susan Lewis considers artists' self portraits and artistic identity, as the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts gets set to open an exhibition of artist portraits and self-portraits.

Susan Lewis considers the intersection of environmentalism and art with a visit to the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and the Asian Arts Initiative. The two venues are now hosting work by environmental artists from Taiwan.

Jim Cotter speaks with legendary pop artist Claes Oldenburg. The creator of two of Philadelphia's most iconic works of public art, he's been commissioned by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to create a third.