Toronto, September 5, 2017 – Renowned conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin is the recipient of the 2017 Oskar Morawetz Award for Excellence in Music Performance. He will receive the award on Thursday, September 7 at 7:30 p.m., as he conducts the Orchestre Métropolitain’s performance of Fantastic Bruckner at the Maison symphonique in Montréal.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin has been the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain since 2000. He is also the Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.

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