Maestro move: Belgians cry Wolff

Maestro move: Belgians cry Wolff


norman lebrecht

February 26, 2016

The Belgian National Orchestra have chosen a new chief conductor to succeed Andrey Boreyko next year.

He is the Boston-based Hugh Wolff, 62, director of orchestras at the New England Conservatory. Wolff’s last European attachment, with the Frankfurt radio orchestra, ended a decade ago.

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  • Jeffrey Biegel says:

    Congratulations, Hugh. I remember your tenure with the New Jersey Symphony among others. The Belgians made a good choice.

  • Larry says:

    He was also formerly music director of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

  • Suzanne says:

    Terrific person, terrific conductor. Congratulations to him and to the Orchestra.

  • Leslie Shank says:

    Congratulations, Hugh! They are lucky to have you! We had many good years together in St. Paul!

  • Julian says:

    I also recall performances with the New Jersey Symphony in the then-unrefurbished but acoustically marvelous Trenton War Memorial. Classic world-class performances. Best wishes.

  • Huba Holloköi says:

    62? Last year i worked with him, and I was sure, he is around 40…