On Now

Listen to the Stream
  • Symphony No. 2 "Romantic": Finale 7:21 Howard Hanson
    Seattle Symphony
    Gerard Schwarz
    Buy Now
  • Symphony No. 85 "The Queen": 3rd movement 7:14 Franz Joseph Haydn
    Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
    Hugh Wolff
    Buy Now
Playlist

You can now listen to Classical and Choral Music on your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) or Android device.

Blog Archive

February 2008
S M T W T F S
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29  


Master Archive

Contact Us

Purchase the Music

  • Buy the music you've heard on-air! Your purchase helps support our classical service.
    ArkivMusic

Services

Classical Notes

Classical Notes: February 29, 2008 Archive

Hugh Wolff in the News

Posted at 10:30 AM on February 29, 2008 by Gillian Martin (1 Comments)

Former SPCO music director Hugh Wolff has a new job. The New England Conservatory of Music has hired him to fill the newly created position of Director of Orchestras, with a mandate to revitalize the school's orchestra program. See his job description here.

Perhaps not coincidentally, his new boss will be former Minnesota Orchestra president Tony Woodcock.

P.S. I recommend Hugh Wolff's website. I read a lot of artist bios, and mostly they follow the same formula: "X is among the greatest [fill-in-the-blanks] of his/her generation, has played with [list of 15-20 prestigious orchestras and conductors] and has recorded x number of recordings ..." In short, they don't tell you anything about the person. Hugh Wolff's bio, on the other hand, is a revealing first-person narrative that I enjoyed reading.

Comment on this post