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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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2019-07-25

Orchestre Métropolitain (Montreal)

Mount-Royal Park

At the foot of Mount Royal near George-Étienne Cartier Monument
(access to the site at the corner Parc and Duluth)

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

Program

Grieg: Peer Gynt, suite No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Note: in the event of continuous rain or storms the performance will be cancelled.

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