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Orchestre Métropolitan de Montreal at Philharmonie de Paris


Orchestre Métropolitan de Montreal at Philharmonie de Paris

Visited by Henning Høholt

PARIS/FRANCE: Orchestre Métropolitan de Montreal at Philharmonie de Paris, made a Montreal week-end in Paris, presenting outstanding music, soloists, and an extraordinary orchestra led by Yannick Nézet-Seguin.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin signing CD´s for a long queue of audience after the Sunday afternoon concert at Philharmonie de Paris. Foto Henning Høholt

Yannick Nézet-Séguin signing CD´s for a long queue of audience after the Sunday afternoon concert at Philharmonie de Paris. Foto Henning Høholt

The Sunday concert afternoon opened with Hector Berlioz Summernight Songs with the splendid alt soloist Marie-Nicole Lemieux in Berlioz Les Nuits d´Été, Beautifully sung and presented.

Applaus for Marie-Nicole Lemieux, alto, after her beautiful presentation of Hector Berlioz Les Nuits d´eternal. together with the music chief of Orchestra Metropolitan de Montreal, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, at Philharmonia de Paris.

Applaus for Marie-Nicole Lemieux, alto, after her beautiful presentation of Hector Berlioz Les Nuits d´eternal. together with the music chief of Orchestra Metropolitan de Montreal, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, at Philharmonia de Paris.

Followed by cello concerto by Camille Saint-Saëns, delicious performed by Jean-Guihen Queyras.

Camille Saint-Saëns, Cello concerto, delicious performed by Jean-Guihen Queyras. Foto Henning Høholt.

Camille Saint-Saëns, Cello concerto, delicious performed by Jean-Guihen Queyras. Foto Henning Høholt.

After the break Edvard Elgars outstanding Enigma Variations, with all the large orchestra and even the organ in use.

The young organist by the grand organ, - see next photo too.

The young organist by the grand organ, – see next photo too.

A big success for the Orchestra Métropolitan de Montreal.

Led by its outstanding conductor, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, who is wellknown and popular in Paris, through his regularly visits with Rotterdam Philharmonic.

– Who, by the way, will play concert in Theatre des Champs Elysees, December 18th.

Orchestre Métropolitain de Montreal at Philharmonie de Paris. Please note the open organ lighten up in red, at the top right. Foto Henning Høholt

Orchestre Métropolitain de Montreal at Philharmonie de Paris. Please note the open organ lighten up in red, at the top right. Foto Henning Høholt

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