Met music director Yannick Nezet-Seguin on hope, suffering and Verdi's 'Requiem'

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra.Jan Regan/Philadelphia Orchestra


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September 24, 2020

Nézet-Séguin chose Verdi's Requiem for his 2012 inaugural performance as music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He says the piece now helps him find a sense of connection during the pandemic. Listen to his conversation with Fresh Air's Terry Gross.

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