Hugh Wolff

Born 21 October 1953
Hugh Wolff
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1953-10-21
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Hugh Wolff

Hugh Wolff Biography (Wikipedia)

Hugh MacPherson Wolff (born October 21, 1953, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) is an American conductor.

Born in France while his father was serving in the U.S. Foreign Service, Wolff spent his primary-school years in London. He received his higher education at Harvard and at Peabody Conservatory. Between Harvard and Peabody, he spent a year in Paris where he studied composition with Olivier Messiaen and conducting with Charles Bruck. At Peabody, he studied piano with Leon Fleisher.

Wolff began his career in 1979 as assistant conductor to Mstislav Rostropovich at the National Symphony Orchestra, in Washington, D.C. In June 1985, he was the first winner of the Seaver/National Endowment for the Arts Conductors Award. He was music director of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic from 1981 to 1986. Wolff then served as music director of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra from 1986 to 1993. From 1988–1992, Wolff was Principal Conductor of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and then served as its Music Director from 1992–2000. He was Principal Conductor of the Grant Park Music Festival from 1994–1997.

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Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 1 in D major
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Symphony No 1 in D major
Richard Addinsell
Warsaw Concerto
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Warsaw Concerto
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102 (2nd mvt)
Aaron Copland
Simple Gifts (Appalachian Spring)
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Simple Gifts (Appalachian Spring)
Felix Mendelssohn
Concerto for violin and orchestra (Op.64) in E minor
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Concerto for violin and orchestra (Op.64) in E minor
Georges Bizet
Allegro vivo (Symphony in C)
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Allegro vivo (Symphony in C)
Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring (finale)
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Appalachian Spring (finale)
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No 2
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Piano Concerto No 2
Richard Addinsell
Dangerous Moonlight (1941) - Warsaw Concerto
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Dangerous Moonlight (1941) - Warsaw Concerto
Frank Bridge
Oration (Concerto elegiaco for cello and orchestra)
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Oration (Concerto elegiaco for cello and orchestra)
Giovanni Bottesini
Double Bass Concerto no.2 in B minor
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Double Bass Concerto no.2 in B minor
Richard Addinsell
Dangerous Moonlight (1941) Warsaw Concerto
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Dangerous Moonlight (1941) Warsaw Concerto
Mark-Anthony Turnage
Trim (Scorched)
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Trim (Scorched)
Georg Philipp Telemann
Concerto in F Minor for Oboe And Orchestra
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Concerto in F Minor for Oboe And Orchestra
Felix Mendelssohn
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64 (3rd mvt)
Georges Delerue
Jules et Jim (1962) - Finale
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Jules et Jim (1962) - Finale
Georges Delerue
Jules et Jim (1962) - Vacances
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Jules et Jim (1962) - Vacances
Georges Delerue
Jules et Jim (1962) - Main Title
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Jules et Jim (1962) - Main Title
Georges Delerue
Day for Night (1973) - Chorale
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Day for Night (1973) - Chorale
Edgar Meyer
Violin Concerto - 2nd movement
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Violin Concerto - 2nd movement
Georges Delerue
Grand Chorale (Day for Night)
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Grand Chorale (Day for Night)
Mark-Anthony Turnage
Scorched - Protocol
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Scorched - Protocol
George Antheil
Archipelago
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Archipelago

Archipelago

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Aaron Copland
Dance from Music for the Theater
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Dance from Music for the Theater
Antonio Vivaldi
Trumpet Concerto in B flat, RV548
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Trumpet Concerto in B flat, RV548
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 1 in D major (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 1 in D major (2nd mvt)
Georges Delerue
Anne et Claude (Two English Girls)
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Anne et Claude (Two English Girls)
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