Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Conductor, Canada

Yannick Nézet-Séguin is Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra and Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. He has been the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Orchestre Métropolitain since 2000. He was also the Principal Guest Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 2008–14. Highlights in his 2014-15 season include a tour of North America with the Rotterdam Philharmonic, a European tour with The Philadelphia Orchestra, projects with the Bavarian Radio Symphony, and Don Carlo at The Metropolitan Opera. He continues to be an Artist-in-Residence at Konzerthaus Dortmund. His extensive discography includes recordings for Deutsche Grammophon, the LPO label, and ATMA Classique. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of Canada in 2012.