YannickNézet-Séguin

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About Yannick

Music Director: The Metropolitan Opera Music Director: The Philadelphia Orchestra Artistic Director and Principal Conductor: Orchestre Métropolitain Honorary Member: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Honorary Conductor: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

Montreal-born Yannick Nézet-Séguin was appointed as Music Director of The Metropolitan Opera, New York in 2018, adding this to his Music Directorship of the Philadelphia Orchestra (where he has served since 2012) and to the Orchestre Métropolitain (Montreal), of which he has been Artistic Director and Principal Conductor since 2000. He joined Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Bernard Haitink to become the third-ever Honorary Member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in 2016-17. The end of his ten-year tenure with Rotterdam Philharmonic coincided with the orchestra’s centenary celebrations in its home city and culminated in an acclaimed European summer festivals tour in 2018.

Yannick has worked with many leading European ensembles and has enjoyed many close collaborations with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Philharmoniker, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and Chamber Orchestra of Europe, as well as with London Philharmonic Orchestra, of which he was Principal Guest Conductor from 2008 to 2014. He has appeared several times at the BBC Proms and at many European festivals, among them Edinburgh, Lucerne, Salzburg, Berlin and Grafenegg. North American summer appearances include New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival, Lanaudière, Vail and Saratoga. Once Chorus Master, Assistant Conductor and Music Adviser at Opéra de Montréal he has since conducted at the Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Netherlands Opera, Vienna State Opera and the Salzburg Festival.

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23/24 Season Highlights

Feb 2024 - Mar 2024
Metropolitan Opera, New York
VERDI: La Forza del Destino
Apr 2024 - May 2024
EU Tour
WAGNER: Die Walküre with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra De Doelen Rotterdam, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris
May 2024 - May 2024
Berliner Philharmonie
Yannick conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker with piano soloist Beatrice Rana