Prestigious recognition for Maestro Nézet-Séguin


The artistic director and conductor of the OSM has a busy life—he’s also musical director of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. And Yannick Nézet-Séguin has even been named 2016 Artist of the Year by Musical America, a venerable trade magazine for the performing arts.

This title, awarded by a jury of specialists in classical music, honours the young maestro and the musicians who work under his direction.

Yannik Nézet-Séguin is the first Québecer to earn this prestigious recognition.
Past recipients include famous names like Leonard Bernstein, Herbert von Karajan and Anne-Sophie Mutter.

Regarded as a phenomenon by members of the Orchestre Métropolitain, Séguin is now a world-famous conductor—and the pride of every Montréaler who loves classical music.