PBS to Stream ‘Yannick – An Artist’s Journey’ This Fall

By David Salazar
(Photo Courtesy of Metropolitan Opera)

PBS has announced that it will start broadcasting “Yannick – An Artist’s Journey” on Sept. 3, 2021.

The documentary, which focuses on the career of conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin” features performances from “La Traviata” and “Dialogues des Carmélites” as well as a plethora of interviews with such artists as Diana Damrau, Gabriella Reyes, Erin Morley, Matthew Aucoin, members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Chorus, and Philadelphia Orchestra, among others.

The film was directed by Susan Froemke, who is also the creator of “The Opera House.”

Audiences can stream “Yannick – An Artist’s Journey” via the PBS Video app.

Support for the film was provided by Louise, Sophie and André Desmarais. Series funding for “Great Performances” was also made possible byThe Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Jody and John Arnhold, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, Rosalind P. Walter, The Starr Foundation, the Seton Melvin Charitable Trust, the Estate of Worthington Mayo-Smith, Ellen and James S. Marcus.