REVIEW: Music for Moderns — Yannick Nézet-Séguin & Orchestre Métropolitain (for Parterre Box)

Joyce DiDonato and Yannick Nézet-Séguin (Photo: Orchestre Metropolitan/ François Goupil)


“Welcome! Bienvenue!,” a familiar voice chirps in the darkness.

No, it’s not two-thirds of the Cabaret Emcee’s opening number. It’s none other than Yannick Nézet-Séguin, heard via intercom from backstage at Verizon Hall in the Kimmel Center. The maestro, always with a gift for gab, is ever more loquacious in concerts, often talking directly to the audience. (Sometimes I think he’s his own Ed McMahon.)…

Read the full review at Parterre Box.

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