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Explore photos from the Curtis Symphony Orchestra's April 14 performance with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

This weekend Philadelphia Orchestra music director and Curtis faculty Yannick Nézet-Séguin led the Curtis Symphony Orchestra in the final orchestral concert of the 2018-19 season.

 

A favorite of students and audiences alike, Yannick Nézet-Séguin took the podium for the finale of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra season.

 

Addison Maye-Saxon (trombone) and Sarah Jessen (trumpet) backstage before the performance

 

 

Before the performance, students participated in a now-traditional pre-concert ritual, taking photos in the hall and backstage to commemorate the day.

 

 

 

Conducting Fellow Yue Bao leads the orchestra in Ravel's Une Barque sur l'océan, in front of a packed hall at the Kimmel Center.

 

Members of Choral Arts Philadelphia joined the orchestra for Debussy's Nocturnes.

 

Members of the Curtis trumpet studio perform on their new rotary trumpets during Bruckner's Ninth Symphony.

 

The Bruckner symphony calls for a large brass section—including no fewer than nine horns!

 

Yannick, concertmaster Adé Williams, and the orchestra take a bow.