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Montreal Symphony Orchestra performs masterful rendition of 'O Canada'

Conductor Kent Nagano led the group before Oilers-Canadiens game

by Cristina Ledra @cledra / NHL.com Staff Writer

MSO's national anthem

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The Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kent Nagano, performs 'O Canada' at Bell Centre before the Oilers-Canadiens matchup

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The crowd at Bell Centre in Montreal was treated to a grand opening number before the Canadiens faced the Edmonton Oilers Thursday.

Members of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Kent Nagano, performed a beautiful rendition of "O Canada." 

Nagano has been the music director since 2006 and is in his final year in that position. 

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