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Inside Stories: The Longest Intermission

COVID-19 Insights June 04, 2020


For Maestro Kent Nagano, the music is on pause. The acclaimed conductor is now in Paris, with his family, waiting for public gatherings – and public concerts – to resume. While very concerned about the toll the pandemic has taken, Maestro Nagano is also taking the time to slow down, reflect – and reconnect.

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Inside Stories, presented by BMO, provides an intimate look into the lives and coping strategies of people during the COVID-19 era. From well-known North Americans through to the new everyday heroes at your local grocery store, these unusual times have impacted everyone. Host Scott Simmie asks the questions that count, prompting his guests to share their very personal, inner stories.

Credits: Musical excerpts heard in this podcast are taken from the recording: Beethoven: Symphonies Nos 1 & 7, performed by the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. ® 2014 OSM This recording is made under Canadian exclusive license. All rights reserved. ANALEKTA

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