Great Conductor, Great Chef
Fourth Edition

Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s 20th Anniversary Gala as

Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Orchestre Métropolitain

Hosted by Pénélope McQuade


Thursday, May 14, 2020, 5 p.m.
Arsenal Contemporary Art

2020 William Street, Montréal




Event presented by:               


An unforgettable symphonic performance under the direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, one of the world’s most sought-after conductors, Music Director for New York’s Metropolitan Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra. With the musicians of the Orchestre Métropolitain. Avanafil (Stendra) online



Lohengrin, Act III: Prelude


Pictures at an Exhibition


An authentic gourmet experience conceived by Hakim Chajar, the chef-owner of Montreal’s Miel restaurant as well as a television host. Hakim Chajar is also a recipient of the Les Grands Chefs Relais & Châteaux scholarship, awarded by the Fondation de l’Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ).



Preconcert cocktail


Orchestre Métropolitain Concert


Gourmet experience conceived by Hakim Chajar, chef at Miel restaurant





Jean St-Gelais
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services


François Gratton
Group President, TELUS and Chair, TELUS Québec





The honorable Liza Frulla, P.C., C.M., O.Q.
General Manager, Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ)


Erik J. Ryan
Executive Vice-President, Marketing, Strategy and External Relations, SNC-Lavalin
Chairman of the Board, Orchestre Métropolitain


Éric Bédard
Managing Partner, Quebec Region, Fasken
Member of the Board, Orchestre Métropolitain


Jacques Marchand
Chairman of the Board, LCI Education Network

Relive the best moments of the 2019 Benefit Gala! (In French only)


The Orchestre Métropolitain’s Benefit Gala is its most important fundraising event of the year. Thank you for helping the OM pursue its mission by making this prestigious event a success!

Suggested evening wear: Black tie and dress


For more information:

Marie-Pier Auger
Funding and Partnerships Manager
514-598-0870, ext. 36


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