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Revisiting Beethoven's Symphonies with Yannick Nezet-Seguin

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Marco Borggreve
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Yannick Nezet-Seguin

The Philadelphia Orchestra is performing a two-year cycle of Beethoven’s symphonies. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, although known to generations of music lovers, these great works continue to provide insights into Western musical heritage.

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Listen to Philadelphia Orchestra MusicDirector Yannick Nezet-Seguin talk with WRTI’s Susan Lewis at the start of the 2013-2014 season, about new musician appointments and his decision to begin the two-year cycle of Beethoven’s symphonies with the 9th.