ORCHESTRE MÉTROPOLITAIN; NÉZET-SÉGUIN
Juno Nominee 2012 - CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LARGE ENSEMBLE OR SOLOIST(S) WITH LARGE ENSEMBLE ACCOMPANIMENT
Founded in 1981, the Orchestre Métropolitain today numbers some 60 professional musicians and graduates of Quebec conservatories and music faculties. The Métropolitain actively contributes to cultural and musical life by concentrating on developing new audiences, particularly young audiences, and by touring. Since 2000, the Métropolitain has enjoyed a string of successes under the direction of its current conductor, Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The mandate of the Orchestre Métropolitain is founded on values that promote wider public access to classical music and on strong community involvement, as well as on artistic innovation and creativity.
The Orchestre Métropolitain owes its excellence and recognition to the commitment and reputation of its internationally renowned Principal Conductor and Artistic Director. This international status has won the attention of aspiring conductors and soloists at the forefront of the music world, who have enthusiastically accepted invitations from the Orchestra to perform as guest artists. The consistent quality of its performances has earned the Orchestra widespread acclaim, and its numerous recordings have garnered several prizes and awards.
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