Yannick Nézet-Séguin recently made the transition from music director designate of The Philadelphia Orchestra to become its music director, proper—following in the footsteps of Stokowski, Ormandy, and Muti.
The young Canadian conductor and the orchestra perform multiple concerts at Carnegie Hall throughout the 2012–2013 season, and our new series of The American Orchestra focuses on Maestro Nézet-Séguin and his Philadelphia Orchestra.
Here, Nézet-Séguin introduces The Philadelphia Orchestra and outlines the direction in which he plans to take the 112-year-old institution.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin on his Philadelphia Orchestra.
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