Yannick Nézet-Séguin

April 02, 2014

Beyond the Baton

A Q&A with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

From the April 2014 Playbill

April 25, 2013

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia Join Forces for Richard Strauss's Salome

Calling all opera lovers! The Orchestra is collaborating for the first time with Opera Philadelphia on a theatrically-inspired co-production of Richard Strauss’s compelling and provocative masterpiece, Salome. Yannick Nézet-Séguin will lead both performances, on Thursday, May 8, and Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. The performances of Salome are made possible in part by a generous gift from the Wyncote Foundation.

October 31, 2012

Opening Night 2012: Yannick's debut as music director!

10/18/12, Philadelphia: (From left) Marguerite Lenfest, Gerry Lenfest, Philadelphia Orchestra President and CEO Allison Vulgamore, and Don Fox in the Kimmel Center prior to the Orchestra's 2012 Opening Night performance. Photo: Jessica Griffin  
October 17, 2012

Back Again

Yannick speaks with Orchestra staff and volunteers who have welcomed him to the Kimmel Center for his first day of rehearsal as music director. Photo by Pete Checchia  
August 10, 2012

Saratoga Performing Arts Center - Week Two in Review

8/8/12, Saratoga Springs: Yannick greets the Orchestra before they start their first rehearsal together at SPAC.

July 07, 2012

July 7 - Day two rehearsal and concert with Kirill Gerstein

7/7/12, Vail: Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin thanks the Orchestra just before the start of rehearsal for their patience and persistence during the July 6 Opening Night concert, when the performance was postponed due to rain.

July 07, 2012

July 6 - First rehearsal and Yannick's conducting debut at Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival

7/6/12, Vail: John Giovando, president and executive director of the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival, welcomes Yannick and the Orchestra to Colorado before the start of their first rehearsal on July 6.  
July 02, 2012

The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2012 Summer Season

The Philadelphia Orchestra launched the 2012 summer season with a return to its outdoor summer home, the Mann Center for the Performing Artson June 27, 29, and 30; the ensemble performs three additional concerts July 19-21From July 6 to 14 the Orchestra decamps to the Rocky Mountains for its sixth annual residency at the Bravo!

May 18, 2012

Stokowski Celebration Concerts - Concert Creators Catch Up

Whether it was pure fate or simple scheduling karma, this week I had a chance to meet up with Yannick Nézet-Séguin in Europe. We were able to update each other on the preparations for the Stokowski Celebration concerts in the Academy of Music June 21-23.