2021 CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LARGE ENSEMBLE | Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Kent Nagano, feat. Andrew Wan | | The JUNO Awards

Founded in 1934, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) is a distinguished leader of musical life in Québec and Canada. Recognized as one of the finest orchestras in the world, whose core activity is to perform the vast orchestral repertoire with conductors and soloists of the highest calibre, the OSM is an essential cultural ambassador.

Concertmaster of the OSM since 2008, Andrew Wan is also a member of the New Orford String Quartet (NOSQ), Assistant Professor of Violin at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, and, for the 2017–18 season, served as the Artistic Partner of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Wan has concertized extensively around the world, appearing in venues such as Carnegie Hall in chamber music performances with artists such as the Juilliard Quartet, Trifonov, Shaham, Widmann, and Pressler. Mr. Wan earned three degrees from the Juilliard School.