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The Philadelphia Orchestra

Yannick in Philadelphia until 2030

Yannick Nézet-Séguin extends his contract until 2030 with the Philadelphia Orchestra and his title expands to Music and Artistic Director.

A truly great and relevant orchestra in the 21st century is a collaboration of the best musicians and music director, seeking to renew and revitalize the art form while honoring and celebrating its traditions. This is the singular and thrilling equation of Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Matias Tarnopolsky, President and CEO


The musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra are delighted by the news of the extension of Yannick’s contract. Since he began his tenure as music director, Yannick has led as a great artist and as a true partner.
David Fay, bassist and chair of the Members’ Committee


Through the most complex challenges, to the creative process of realizing new ideas, to the heights of music-making with this magnificent ensemble, I am both honored and so happy to continue this true collaboration, with the gift of a long horizon.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music and Artistic director

« Yet, what made the performance most unusual was its approach to beauty.”

P. Wells, Maclean’s