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News ― May 31st 2019

The scene of the Katimavik School of the Marguerite Bourgeoys Sch ool Board will be named Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

The unveiling of a first agreement between the Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Board (CSMB) and the Orchester Métropolitain (OM) to promote student access to music took place this afternoon in the presence of the President of the CSMB, Diane Lamarche-Venne, OM Director General, Jean R. Dupré, and the Artistic Director and Chief of OM, Yannick Nézet-Séguin. On this occasion, students performed choral, guitar and dance performances. Taking advantage of Yannick Nézet-Séguin's presence, Katimavik School dedicated its new scene to the name of the famous Quebec maestro.

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The Philadelphia Orchestra

Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Opening Night Concert and Gala

Adela Zaharia, soprano
Audra McDonald, soprano
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor


Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
Verdi: È strano! … Ah, fors'è lui … Sempre libera, from La traviata
Oliveros: Tuning Meditation from Four Meditations for Orchestra
Gershwin, Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein: Selections


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“Nézet-Séguin's control over the music's shape is breathtaking.”

J. Terauds, Toronto Star