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Yannick Nezet-Sequin

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Q&A: Yannick Talks Cheesesteaks, His Cats, and Why He Loves Philly So Much

Hello, Yannick. I thought we had an hour, but I’m told you only have 30 minutes, so I won’t waste time with a lot of […]

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Philly Today: After-School Shooting Surveillance Video Released, Krasner Impeachment

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

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It Happened Last Night: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s First-Ever Pride Concert

There was a special kind of celebratory energy in the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall on Thursday night. The Philadelphia Orchestra was decked out not in […]

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Four — Yes, Four — Phones Went Off During Philadelphia Orchestra Opening Night with Yo-Yo Ma

Tuesday was a big day at the Kimmel Center. The seasonably mild evening marked opening night for the Philadelphia Orchestra and, more importantly, the first […]

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the Return of the Philly Orchestra, Crowdless Concert Halls, and Good Silence

When the Philadelphia Orchestra returns to the stage for the opening night of its reimagined 2020 season, things are going to look a bit different. […]

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Governor Wolf Targeted in Third Grade-Level Aerial Advertising at the Jersey Shore

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Governor Wolf Targeted in Third Grade-Level Aerial Advertising at the Jersey Shore A trip to the Jersey Shore over […]

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Your Dogs and Cats Can Now Listen to Yannick’s Epic Playlist for Pets

Philadelphia Orchestra music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin loves cats. He and his partner Pierre have three of their own (their names: Rodolfo, Melisande, and Rafa) inside […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2016-17 Season Highlights Diversity of Sound

The Philadelphia Orchestra truly remains the city’s only A-list organization so far as attracting world-class classical music talent to the region, and their 2016-17 season, which […]

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REVIEW: Yannick and Angela Meade Ring in the New Year

If you heard some vocal fireworks before midnight on New Year’s Eve, it was Angela Meade at Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. The remarkable soprano, who […]

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15 Outstanding Philly Arts Moments in 2015

Ticket arts writers weigh in on what they think are the most important local arts moments of 2015.  Brava, Diva! It’s been a banner year […]

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Nominated for Grammy Award

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin were amongst the lengthy list of Grammy nominees announced today, with Nézet-Séguin being nominated not once, but twice.

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Hilary Hahn’s Homecoming

She may be from Virginia, but violinist Hilary Hahn spent her formative years in Rittenhouse Square, studying at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music from […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Holiday Concert Schedule

From the legendary Broadway voice of Kristin Chenoweth to the glorious sounds of star soprano Angela Meade and a concert especially for children, The Philadelphia Orchestra‘s holiday […]

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin Named Artist of the Year By Musical America

It’s been an honor-filled season for Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The Montreal-born maestro recently opened the Met Opera’s 2015-2016 season in Verdi’s Otello, he and […]

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REVIEW: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Opening Night

Before the last number of Wednesday’s season-opening concert, the Philadelphia Orchestra‘s incomparable music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, told the audience assembled in Kimmel’s Verizon Hall that it was […]