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Yannick Nézet-Séguin

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducting.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin (born March 6, 1975) is a Canadian conductor and pianist.


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Nézet-Séguin was born in Montreal on 6 March 1975. Starting the piano at five, he choose to be a conductor at age ten. He studied at a conservatory in Montreal and started as a music director of the Orchestre Métropolitain in Montréal in 2000.

Currently, he is the music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has held this appointment since 2012.[1] Nézet-Séguin has also been working with the Metropolitan Opera in New York since 2009, where he has orchestrated several operas.[2]


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  1. "Yannick Nézet-Séguin - PhilOrch". www.philorch.org. Retrieved 2022-06-04.
  2. "Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director". www.metopera.org. Retrieved 2022-06-04.