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Yannick Nézet-Séguin: No Intermission

2010 5 min
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He is a young man; an optimist drawn to dark music and the themes of death and suffering. Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin has gained a reputation for his dedication, musicality and charisma. Combining documentary and animation, this short film captures his energy and passion, both in performance and in conversation.

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He is a young man; an optimist drawn to dark music and the themes of death and suffering. Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin has gained a reputation for his dedication, musicality and charisma. Combining documentary and animation, this short film captures his energy and passion, both in performance and in conversation.

  • recipient
    Yannick Nézet-Séguin
  • writer
    Theodore Ushev
  • director
    Theodore Ushev
  • editor
    Theodore Ushev
  • director of photography
    Daniel Vincelette
  • sound recordist
    Claude Meunier
  • music - interpretation
    Orchestre métropolitain de Montréal
  • sound design
    Olivier Calvert
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • online editor
    Denis Pilon
  • rights clearances
    Sylvia Mezei
  • administrative team
    Diane Ayotte
    Michèle Labelle
    Karine Desmeules
  • administrator
    Diane Régimbald
  • technical coordinator
    Micheline Faubert
  • line producer
    Francine Langdeau
  • producer
    René Chénier

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Ages 8 to 9
This short film provides a good opportunity to enable your students to discover classical music, something with which young people are often unfamiliar. In music class, students could learn to play a few notes or chords on an instrument from each of the orchestra sections: strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. In this way, they can discover the sounds and then be able to recognize them in a symphonic work.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin: No Intermission
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