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WRTI Spotlight

Yannick Nezet-Seguin And His New Conducting Team

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The Philadelphia Orchestra has a new "dream team" of conducting talent! From left: Cristian M?celaru, conductor-in-residence; Yannick Nezet-Seguin, music director; Stéphane Denève, principal guest conductor; and Lio Kuokman, assistant conductor.";s

The Philadelphia Orchestra has announced a new roster of conductors, selected by Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin, to lead the ensemble in a growing number of artistic endeavors and collaborations across seasons and venues.

WRTI's Susan Lewis speaks with Yannick about the announcement, and also hears from the newly appointed principal guest conductor, Stéphane Den?ve; conductor-in-residence, Cristian M?celaru; and assistant conductor, Lio Kuokman. The appointments are effective with the start of the 2014-15 season.

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Stephane Deneve speaks with WRTI's Susan Lewis.

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Cristian Macelaru talks about his new conducting appointment with WRTI's Susan Lewis.

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Susan Lewis interviews Lio Kuokman.