Hidden from small

Hidden from small

June 2016

June 07, 2016

2016 Asia, June 5: Tokyo

The last concert of the 2016 Tour of Asia & China Residency was a matinee in Tokyo at Suntory Hall. Pictured prior to the concert are trumpet players Anthony Prisk (background), Robert Early (left), and Associate Principal Jeffrey Curnow. Photo by Jan Regan.

June 04, 2016

2016 Asia, June 4: Kawasaki

The Orchestra made its debut in Kawasaki at the Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall. Photo by Jan Regan.

The concert begins with Sibelius’s Finlandia. Photo by Jan Regan.

Photo by Jan Regan.

June 03, 2016

2016 Asia, June 3: Tokyo

Luggage awaits musicians once they had returned to Tokyo from Osaka. Photo by Jan Regan.

The Orchestra was back in Tokyo for the first of two concerts at Suntory Hall, but first there was a sound check. Photo by Jan Regan.

June 03, 2016

2016 Asia, June 2: Osaka

The Orchestra traveled by train to Osaka for a concert. Violinist Elina Kalendarova has been joined on the tour by her father, Edward Kalendar. The two wait outside the Shinagawa Train Station in Tokyo before the 80-minute journey. Photo by Jan Regan.

June 02, 2016

2016 Asia, June 1: Tokyo

The Japan National Press Club hosted a performance and panel discussion on cultural exchange with Philadelphia Orchestra President and CEO Allison Vulgamore and four musicians for over 60 of Japan's leading journalists. Prior to the event, each musician and Allison (pictured) signed a special guestbook. Photo by Jan Regan.

June 02, 2016

Yannick Nézet-Séguin/Philadelphia Orchestra Timeline of Achievements

Photo by Chris Lee

December 2008: Makes Philadelphia Orchestra debut conducting Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 (“Pathétique”) and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with André Watts

June 2010: Appointed eighth music director of The Philadelphia Orchestra beginning with the 2012-13 season

June 02, 2016

An Extraordinary Moment—Yannick Extends His Philadelphia Orchestra Contract and Is Named Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera

It’s a great day for The Philadelphia Orchestra, the City of Philadelphia, and the entire music world. Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin has renewed his deep commitment to the institution by extending his tenure through the 2025-26 season. With the Orchestra’s legacy of great music directors, we are poised for at least another decade of Yannick’s superb leadership. Announced simultaneously was his being named music director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera, starting with the 2020-21 season.