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News ― September 7th 2017

Yannick wins the Oskar Morawetz Award

The Oskar Morawetz Award for excellence in musical interpretation was presented to Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the beginning of a concert of the Orchestre Métropolitain on Thursday, September 7th at the Maison symphonique of Montréal. The reknowned composer’s daughter, Mrs. Claudia Morawetz, presented the Award after a short speech pronounced by Mrs. Marie-Elizabeth Brunet from the Ontario Arts Council. Recent recipients include conductor Bramwell Tovey (2015), mezzo-soprano Judith Forst (2013), cellist Shauna Rolston (2011) and flautist Robert Cram (2009).

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