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It's Yannick Week!
It's Yannick Week!
WRTI presents a weeklong celebration of The Philadelphia Orchestra's Music Director Designate Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Join us each day this week, from November 7th to the 11th, to hear Yannick's recordings of music by Mahler, Beethoven, Debussy, Bruckner, and more. We'll also hear from the maestro himself! He'll be in the WRTI studios sharing his musical philosophy and his vision for the Philadelphia Orchestra. It's a unique, Yannick week of music. Don't miss it!
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Friday Highlights:

10 am
Pierre Mercure: Kaleidoscope
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

11 am
Cesar Franck: Symphony in d minor
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

2 pm
Bruckner Symphony no. 7 in E major
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

5:30 pm
Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic
Dorothea Roschmann, soprano

Thursday Highlights:

12 noon
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in d minor
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

2 pm
Florent Schmitt: Tragedy of Salome
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

Wednesday Highlights:

9 am
Nino Rota: Harp Concerto
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal
Jennifer Swartz, harp

10 am
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic
Renaud Capucon, violin

3 pm
Nino Rota: Symphonic Suite from La Strada
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

4 pm
Pietro Mascagni: Intermezzo and Aria from Cavalleria Rusticana
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal
Marc Hervieux, tenor

5 pm
Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

Tuesday Highlights:

10 am
Debussy: La Mer
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

12:30 pm
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in c sharp minor
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
The Philadelphia Orchestra (from a concert in October 2010)

5:30 pm
Giacomo Puccini: Preludio Sinfonica
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

Nino Rota: Trombone Concerto
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal
Alain Trudel, trombone

Monday Highlights:

11 am
Beethoven: Violin concerto
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Renaud Capucon, violin
Rotterdam Philharmonic

2 pm
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic

4 pm
Benjamin Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Yannock Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

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Concerts featuring Maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin leading the Philadelphia Orchestra in November