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Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Music Director, The Philadelphia Orchestra
Music Director, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Orchestre Métropolitain (Montreal)
Honorary Member, Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Music Director, Metropolitan Opera (from 20/21, Music Director Designate from 17/18)

In 2012, Montreal-born Yannick Nézet-Séguin added the Music Directorship of The Philadelphia Orchestra to his roles as Music Director of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and long-time Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Orchestre Métropolitain (Montreal), where he has served since 2000. 2017/18 will be his tenth and final season with the Rotterdam Philharmonic and will draw to a close with the orchestra’s centenary celebrations in Rotterdam and around Europe. In 2020/21 he succeeds James Levine as the third Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera, New York and remains in post with The Philadelphia Orchestra until at least summer 2026.