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Yannick Nezet-Seguin signs exclusive contract with DG / GRAMOPHONE

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin, soon-to-be Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera and current Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, as well as Principal Conductor of the Orchestre Métrepolitain de Montréal, has signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon. 

Included in Nézet-Séguin's planned recordings with DG is the next title in his series of Mozart operas, Die Zauberflöte, with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe this summer at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus. Other recordings in the pipeline include complete cycles of Rachmaninov's symphonies and piano concertos with soloist Daniil Trifonov, as well as a performance of Mahler's Symphony No 8 – all with the Philadelphia Orchestra. He also plans to record with the forces of the Metropolitan Opera, with which he recorded Carmen for DG in 2012.